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in words of one syllable

Definition of in words of one syllable in English:

Using very simple language; expressed plainly.
Example sentences
  • Surely there should be a book somewhere explaining all this stuff in words of one syllable for otherwise intelligent adults like me.
  • I'm not sure how to say it in words of one syllable that you can understand.
  • Assistants need to have everything explained to them slowly in words of one syllable, which helps all of us watching at home work to follow the more twisted technical details of the plot.
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