|Category:||2. Conventional means; language generally; various qualities of style|
plainness; simplicity, severity; plain terms, plain English; Saxon English; household words
call a spade "a spade"; plunge in medias res; come to the point.
plain, simple; unornamented, unadorned, unvarnished; homely, homespun; neat; severe, chaste, pure, Saxon; commonplace, matter-of-fact, natural, prosaic., dry, unvaried, monotonous.
in plain terms, in plain words, in plain English, in plain common parlance; point-blank.
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