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simple in English:

1. homely homely


the room is homely
The hotel has a homely decor and reasonable prices.
When I told her I'd never seen such a homely girl, she accused me of sexual harassment.

English word "simple"(homely) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Kittyleen" (Sophie May)
Fiches du livre - "Greuze" (Alys Eyre Macklin)
Fiches du livre - "By The Sea 1887" (Heman White C...
Fiches du livre - "Thrills of a Bell Boy" (Samuel ...
Fiches du livre - "The Love of Ulrich Nebendahl" (...

2. straightforwardly straightforwardly



English word "simple"(straightforwardly) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Tommy" (Joseph Hocking)
Fiches du livre - "The Uphill Climb" (B. M. Bower)
Fiches du livre - "The Mystery Girl" (Carolyn Wells)
Fiches du livre - "The Book of Dragons" (Edith Nes...
Fiches du livre - "The Luminous Face" (Carolyn Wells)

3. simple simple


That's simple.
An intellectual is a man who says a simple thing in a difficult way; an artist is a man who says a difficult thing in a simple way.
As shown above, it is possible to obtain ample profit and customers with truly simple know-how that anyone can do!
This drama is missing something. All it is is a simple cautionary tale with no real depth.
The people of old were simple through honesty; the people of today are clever through artificiality.
What do you mean? Dima asked, but burped, for if he remained silent, this sentence would be too simple.
It is even becoming accepted even in exam-English that that called "simple future tense" does not exist.
Leading a fulfilling life really comes down to a simple question: When you turn off the lights at night and your head is on the pillow, what do you hear? Your soul singing or Satan laughing?
There was a very simple reason for this: their planet was cooling down internally and would become uninhabitable within 500 years.
Why do people add simple and common sentences such as "hello", "how are you", etc.?
We are shaped by every culture, drawn from every end of the Earth, and dedicated to a simple concept: E pluribus unum: "Out of many, one."
Women are directly adapted to act as the nurses and educators of our early childhood, for the simple reason that they themselves are childish, foolish, and short-sighted.
Everyone who uses Esperanto or works for it, is an Esperantist, and every Esperantist has the complete right, in Esperanto, to see only the language as a simple, cold tool for international comprehension.

English word "simple"(simple) occurs in sets:

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4. mere


Quantum physics is too difficult for a mere mortal to understand.
A mere repetition of other people's research cannot be called true scientific research.
mere coincidence
There is but One who is absolutely by and through himself, — namely, God; and God is not the mere dead conception to which we have thus given utterance, but he is in himself pure Life.
According to the "ahl al-haqq" the universe consists of only one substance, and all what we name generations and corruptions, death and life, is a mere combination or dissolution of modes.
Is it mere coincidence that "banality", when anagrammed, reads "Ban Italy"?
Mum, a mere woman surrounded by men, works in a construction company as a site foreman.
Robinson considers nature a mere object of scientific study to exploit for his own uses and pleasure.
Mere decay produces richer life.
The Christian Religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one. Mere reason is insufficient to convince us of its veracity.
Condillac, with sensationalism, revolutionised the concept of mind, making language and gesture prior to ideas, shattering Locke's conception of language as a mere passive medium.
a mere child; the merest suggestion of criticism; it was sold for a mere £45
"We did a slow circuit of the castle, watching Thomas roll down the steep parts of the hill, feeding the ducks that by this stage in the season were so well stuffed they could barely be bothered to come over for mere bread. "
questions that cannot be answered by mere mortals
However, in any historical process, such details are mere trivialities.

English word "simple"(mere) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Neither Dorking Nor The Abbey" ...
Fiches du livre - "A Lowden Sabbath Morn" (Robert ...
Fiches du livre - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, May/June...

5. unsophisticated



English word "simple"(unsophisticated) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Tragedies of the White Slave" (...
Fiches du livre - "Retained for the Defence A Farc...
Fiches du livre - "Talk of Uncle George to his Nep...