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  • as inmere
  • as inpure
  • as insimple
  • as inunvarnished
  • as invanilla

synonyms for pure and simple

  • bare
  • minor
  • pure
  • sheer
  • simple
  • common
  • entire
  • little
  • plain
  • poor
  • small
  • bald
  • blunt
  • complete
  • insignificant
  • stark
  • unadorned
  • unadulterated
  • unmitigated
  • unmixed
  • utter
  • very

antonyms for pure and simple

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  • decorated
  • indefinite
  • uncertain
  • abnormal
  • big
  • enormous
  • excellent
  • extraordinary
  • great
  • huge
  • immense
  • important
  • large
  • superior
  • uncommon
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    How to use pure and simple in a sentence

    Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    Smith's method usually gives good results, as does also the more simple method of Hiss (p. 263).
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    It was a mighty simple transaction, but it produced some startling results for me, that same coin-spinning.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    Let us look over these points again, and make the matter still clearer and more simple.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    If I selected lucid and simple extracts, they would give no idea of the intricacy and prolixity of Duns.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    It has long since dismissed as too short and simple for its pages, the short and simple annals of the poor.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    Simple constipation and diseases of the large intestine alone do not increase the amount of indican.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    Wasn't the dead man stretched in the shadow convincing proof of their capacity for pure devilishness?
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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    WORDS RELATED TO PURE AND SIMPLE

    • bald
    • bare
    • blunt
    • common
    • complete
    • entire
    • insignificant
    • little
    • minor
    • plain
    • poor
    • pure
    • pure and simple
    • sheer
    • simple
    • small
    • stark
    • unadorned
    • unadulterated
    • unmitigated
    • unmixed
    • utter
    • very
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.