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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
bayou
Definition:
In the southern United States, the outlet of a lake, or one of the mouths of a river; a slow watercourse.

Synonyms:

noun
body of water
bay, cove, ditch, estuary, fiord, gulf, inlet, lagoon, lake, ocean, pond, pool, puddle, reservoir, sound, strait, tank, well.
object
bayou.
swampy outlet
backwater, brook, creek, outlet, river, stream.
Examples of usage:
  1. But of the world beyond the bayou she had long known nothing, save what her morbid fancy conceived. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. And then Ricky had started for Charity's while he had gone down to the bayou where he met Jeems. – Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton
  3. If Monsieur Bayou comes by the new road, tell him that I am gone by Madame Oge's. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  4. Our bayou had been running through swamp only a little more solid than itself; in fact, there was no solidity but what came from the roots of grasses. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King
  5. The bayou narrowed into a canal, then widened into a bayou again, and the low, level swamp and prairie advanced into woodland and forest. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King

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