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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
eggshell
Definition:
the exterior covering of a bird's egg

Synonyms:

adjective
white
alabaster, hoary, ivory, light, lily-white, milk-white, milky, pearly, platinum, silvery, snow-white, snowy, white, Lactescent, creamy.
noun
eggshell
shell.
object
eggshell, shell.
Examples of usage:
  1. The leader of the animals made straight for the canoe, and the watchers trembled as they looked, for it was evident that one snap of the creatures' huge jaws would cave in the side of the canoe as if it were an eggshell. – The Boy Aviators in Africa by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  2. His cigarette reappeared upon his lower lip and he spilt its ashes into various mixtures, until, in a rage, he hurled an eggshell Bohemian glass beaker partly full of nitric acid into a far corner of the room. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  3. At the end, however, after a little pause during which he held up a cup of alabaster as thin as an eggshell, studying the light playing through it on the rich red wine within, he said to me: " Friend Ana, we have passed a stirring hour together, the first perhaps of many, or mayhap the last. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Calling themselves " the desperates," and bearing on their standard an eggshell with the yolk running out- to indicate that, having lost the meat they were yet ready to fight for the shell- they had swept through the open country, pillaging and burning. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. A ship would be dashed to pieces like an eggshell against these cliffs. – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty

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