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prosaic

adjective uk   /prəˈzeɪ.ɪk/ formal us  
without interest, imagination, and excitement: If only she'd been called Camilla or Flavia instead of the prosaic Jane. He asked if I'd got my black eye in a fight - I told him the prosaic truth that I'd banged my head on a door.
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