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Definition of "simples" [simples]

  • Plural form of simple. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of simple. (verb)
  • That is easy to understand. (interjection)

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Use "simples" in a sentence
  • "Her qualifications as white witch were boundless cunning, equally boundless good nature, considerable knowledge of human weaknesses, some mesmeric power, some skill in “yarbs,” as she called her simples, a firm faith in the virtue of her own incantations, and the faculty of holding her tongue."
  • "Her qualifications as white witch were boundless cunning, equally boundless good nature, considerable knowledge of human weaknesses, some mesmeric power, some skill in "yarbs," as she called her simples, a firm faith in the virtue of her own incantations, and the faculty of holding her tongue."
  • "The explanation for what happened in simples: while there are a few tests dealing with specific interfaces, most of them are concerned about the relationship between the parts of the application: about how data leaves this part of the application in that format and is reinterpreted in a different format suitable for another part, how a given AST is reorganized to suit the language generator in a differente part of the application, and so it goes."