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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
chess
Definition:
Commonwealth Higher Education Support Scheme

Synonyms:

noun
chess
Bromus Secalinus, cheat, chess game.
game
baccarat, backgammon, billiards, blackjack, bridge, canasta, checkers, Chinese Checkers, contract bridge, cribbage, dominoes, draughts, draw poker, euchre, faro, game, gin, gin rummy, hearts, hopscotch, horseshoes, keno, mah-jongg, marbles, old maid, parcheesi, patience, penny ante, pinochle, poker, quoits, rum, rummy, seven-up, shuffleboard, snooker, solitaire, straight poker, stud poker, tiddlywinks, whist, Skat, blind man's bluff.
plant
Bromus Secalinus, cheat, chess.
Examples of usage:
  1. Again, they sat for hours together, With but a chess board to divide; She with her arms propped on the table, Deep pondering, puzzled to decide- Till Lenski from his inward storm Captured her castle with his pawn! – Russian Lyrics by Translated by Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi
  2. Poets do not go mad; but chess- players do. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  3. Then a reason suggested itself, for Sewell of late had played chess with Major Coulthurst frequently, more often, indeed, Leger fancied, than Ingleby knew. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  4. We become more and more automatic as we grow older, and if we lived long enough we should come to be pieces of creaking machinery like Maelzel's chess player,- or what that seemed to be. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  5. It is quite possible that he with whom the grenadier- private is now playing chess is the very same general who might order him a hundred lashes to- morrow, should he take a step on parade without his command! – Stories by Foreign Authors: Polish by Various

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