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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
erect
Definition:
Upright; vertical.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
erect, tumid, upright, vertical.
straight
rectilinear, in a row, in a line, collinear, in line, lineal, linear, rectilineal, unbent, uncurled, undeviating, undistorted, like an arrow, non-stop.
straight up
elevated, erectile, firm, perpendicular, raised, rigid, standing, stiff, upright, upstanding, vertical, Arrect, Cocked.
unbowed
unbowed, not cured.
vertical
longitudinal, perpendicular, sheer, steep, up and down, upright, vertical, plumb, bolt upright, up-and-down.
noun
erect
erectile, fastigiate, hard, orthostatic, passant, raise, rampant, rear, rearing, set up, standing, statant, straight, straight-backed, tumid, unbent, unbowed, upright, vertical, stand up.
upright
standing up.
verb
build; establish
assemble, bring about, cobble up, compose, construct, create, effect, elevate, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, found, frame, fudge together, heighten, hoist, initiate, institute, join, lift, make, manufacture, mount, organize, pitch, plant, prefabricate, produce, put together, raise, rear, set up, shape, stand, throw together, throw up, upraise, Uprear, make up, run up, put up, stand up, knock together, fit together, cock.
creation
erect, raise, rear, set up, put up.
elevate
elevate, escalate, exalt, heighten, hoist, levitate, lift, raise, rear, rise, uplift, upraise.
motion
erect, rear.
Examples of usage:
  1. Another effort set me at liberty, and I stood erect before him. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. He determined to carry his signal there, and erect it somewhere on that place. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  3. The man raised himself half erect in bed, and stretched his arms out towards her. – Pictures of Sweden by Hans Christian Andersen
  4. Daphne sat erect, her hands clasped round her knees. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. Forrester snapped erect from his bow, and then realized that he could do nothing but stand there until he had more information. – Pagan Passions by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer

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