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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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besmeared
Definition:
smeared thickly; often useed in combination; " cheeks beplastered with cosmetics"; " paint- besmeared savage bodies"; " mud- daubed walls"

Synonyms:

noun
besmeared
beplastered, covered, daubed.
verb
dirty
squalid.
slandered
besmirched, blackened, discredited, dishonored, maligned, shamed, smeared, sullied, tarnished, Calumniated, Defamed, Denounced, Detracted, Libeled, Pilloried, Scandalized, Slandered, Traduced, Vilified, Stigmatized, denigrated, badmouthed.
Examples of usage:
  1. The place is in their eyes invested with such a sacred character that the trees are believed to be divine on account of the blood and gore with which they are besmeared. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  2. Anchorites wearing only loincloths sat quietly in little groups, their bodies besmeared with the ashes that protect them from the heat and cold. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. Both father and mother were struck with the beauty of their child, and would fain have spared its life; but recollecting the vows they had made on behalf of their best friend, now lying in a corner of the room a lifeless stone, and the inestimable services he had rendered to both of them, they cut the child into two, and besmeared the marble figure of the minister's son with its blood. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  4. Midget was usually very dainty, and neatly dressed, and this besmeared maiden was a shock to all beholders. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  5. In former days people were less besmeared with sentimentalism. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France

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