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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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effective
Definition:
existing in fact; not theoretical; real; " a decline in the effective demand"; " confused increased equipment and expenditure with the quantity of effective work done"

Synonyms:

adjective
active
operating, running, shifting, swarming, walking, at work, going, in force, in play, Exertive, in process.
all
effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient.
authoritative
arrogant, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, commanding, consequential, dictatorial, imperious, important, impressive, influential, masterful, potent, powerful, strong, effectual.
businesslike
matter-of-fact, disciplined, well-ordered, workaday, matter of fact.
causative
causal, causative, executive, formative, generative, germinal, motivational, pivotal, responsible, influential.
dramatic
expressive, farcical, sensational, suspenseful, tragicomic, Histrionical, Theatric.
effective
fruitful, productive, resultant, consequential.
efficacious
puissant.
elegant
ostentatious, well-bred, recherche.
energetic
dynamic.
expedient
accommodating, advantageous, apt, commodious, convenient, desirable, efficient, expedient, fit, most desirable, opportune, suitable, tactical, timely, useful, wisest.
flattering
becoming.
forcible
forcible, mightiest.
hard-hitting
bullish, powerhouse, puissa.
important
famous, incomparable, top-drawer, high-level, first class, high up, bigtime, front page, firstclass, of note, upper-class, extra ordinary, four-star, front-page, high-up, page-one, top drawer.
infallible
apodictic, inerrable, inerrant, surefire, Undeceivable.
in use at the time
actual, current, dynamic, in effect, in force, in operation, real, in execution.
lucrative
profitable.
pleasing
becoming.
positive
positive, forward-looking.
powerful
high-powered.
productive
generative.
productive, persuasive
able, active, adequate, capable, cogent, compelling, competent, convincing, direct, effectual, efficacious, efficient, emphatic, energetic, forceful, forcible, impressive, live, moving, operative, potent, powerful, powerhouse, practical, resultant, serviceable, serving, sound, striking, sufficient, telling, trenchant, useful, valid, virtuous, wicked, yielding, Producing, on the ball, having lead in pencil, playing hardball.
strong
well-founded, well-established, highly seasoned, unmixed, strong-flavored, highly flavored, clear cut.
trenchant
razor-sharp, to the point, the point.
utilizable
all-purpose, applicable, applied, appropriate, at hand, available, beneficial, effectual, employable, fitting, functional, handy, helpful, instrumental, multipurpose, practicable, practical, reusable, serviceable, usable, utilitarian, utilizable, versatile, advantageous, commodious, convenient, expedient, suitable, useful.
vigorous
strong as an ox, take-charge, take-over, ball of fire, take charge, take over, hard-driving, strong as ox.
virtuous
virtuous, clean-living, high-principled, moralistic, in the clear, on up and up, without reproach.
working
in full swing, in gear, in a job, on the job, on track.
noun
effective
actual, competent, effectual, efficacious, efficient, existent, good, hard-hitting, impelling, impressive, in effect, in force, operational, operative, rough-and-ready, telling, trenchant.
efficient
active, adequate, capable, cogent, compelling, forceful, striking, sufficient, valid, yielding, producing the desired result, producing the expected result.
verb
commanding
forceful.
Examples of usage:
  1. This was cheap ammunition and it was very effective. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  2. All are equally effective. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  3. Then the line f drawn in the middle of the diagram, and measured on the scale of the spring that was used to take the diagram, represents the mean effective pressure, or M. E. P. of the diagram. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  4. And nothing would have happened, save that a great body of organized women would be more effective than ever. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry
  5. Government must be made effective. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson

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