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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
gravid
Definition:
Pregnant.

Synonyms:

adjective
heavy
ponderous, lead-footed, heavy-laden, weighted, zaftig, two-ton.
heavy-laden
L.
pregnant
abundant, big, enceinte, expectant, fecund, fertile, fraught, fruitful, heavy, hopeful, parous, parturient, productive, prolific, replete, teeming, Anticipating, Expecting, gestating, preggers, in a family way, carrying a child, in family way, with ch.
noun
gravid
big, enceinte, expectant, great, heavy, large, pregnant, with child.
Examples of usage:
  1. The operator now feels for and brings up to the wound the gravid womb, allowing it to bulge well through the abdominal wound, so as to keep back the bowels and prevent any escape of water into the abdomen. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. No unaccustomed food thy gravid ewes shall endanger, Nor of the neighboring flock the dire contagion inject them. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  3. More satisfactory in some respects is the method of obtaining the eggs from captured gravid females, and the general collector should always be on the lookout for females of rare species from which he may be able to obtain eggs. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  4. This may be done either by collecting the ova deposited by the fish in the spawning beds or from the gravid females. – Amateur Fish Culture by Charles Edward Walker
  5. The holotype of Hyla riopastazae is a gravid female having a snout- vent length of 64. 7 mm. – A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus by Linda Trueb William E. Duellman

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