Old sportswriters tend to use mysticism to clarify events that have prosaic , tangible explanations.
Yes, because obviously any such diagnosis won't hinge on anything as prosaic as actual symptoms.
The truth is more prosaic , but also more disturbing.
Or, is it possible that the truth is more prosaic ?
They concluded that at least five percent of reported cases defied a prosaic explanation.
The methodical and rather prosaic style may not have the literary skill of, say, Abanindranath Tagore's diary.
Here is a prosaic translation which is a complete disgrace to the original language.
On Monday, Wall Street reopened for business in defiant tone but more prosaic realities quickly took over, dragging the Dow to its largest ever one-day points fall.
Though aware of surrounding political, military and social developments, they focused on more prosaic concerns.
We rarely have to think deeply at all because the prosaic nature of our instrumental language does not call for it.