unprepossessing


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Related to unprepossessing: flabbergasted, tersest, curter
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To handle the large amount of onstage cooking and baking in David Lindsay-Abaire's play, much of the stage food was unprepossessing prefab "prop" food--plain pudding standing in for creme brulee, or Tang for fresh orange juice.
They are thickly concentrated observations woven throughout with quiet insight and achingly beautiful yet unprepossessing prose.
The attention is not because of any publicity wizardry by Karp, an unprepossessing 36-year-old management consultant with no publication experience, who looks exactly like someone who created and then sold the government procurement software maker Freerain Systems that is partly financing the Printed Blog.
When, no doubt, we'll end up with another charisma-free ball of mediocrity like last year's unprepossessing winner Leon Jackson.
That said, Julian Holland is to be commended for digging up interesting facts and figures on even the most unprepossessing islands.
While rather unprepossessing compared with some structures on the list, this small piece of Worcester history is a worthy choice.
Like William, Frances Henri has grown up in emotional isolation, her character, sense of justice and strength of moral courage hidden beneath an unprepossessing exterior.
It is sports memory that forms the center of this highly engaging and very unprepossessing investigation into sports culture.
An unprepossessing mess when they bought it, the cottage now boasts a warm, faux-finished Mediterranean ambiance.
While it shelters children and protects them from harm, if we are not careful it can create almost a sub-species whose language is dominated by assessments, placements and meetings held in unprepossessing locations and behind glass panels.
Enticing fretful bag ladies beyond the unprepossessing frontage up to a luminous haven of luxury leather goods was Heatherwick's principal design challenge, and he has risen to the occasion with characteristic aplomb.
Bonds (right) is a surly, unprepossessing character who many insist achieved his numbers because of the unfair advantage he has gained through drug use.