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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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petition
Definition:
To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor.

Synonyms:

noun
appeal
application, bid, entreaty, invitation, invocation, plea, prayer, solicitation, supplication.
appeal, plea
address, application, entreaty, imprecation, invocation, memorial, prayer, request, round robin, solicitation, suit, supplication, Imploration.
case
evidence.
communication
petition, postulation, request.
mediation
intercession.
petition
orison, postulation, prayer, request.
plea
defense, excuse, explanation, justification, suit.
request
demand, desire, inquiry, probe, query, question, requisition, summons, urge, want, wish.
suit
askings.
verb
appeal
accost, address, appeal, apply, approach, beg, beseech, buttonhole, entice, entreat, greet, implore, invite, plead, request, solicit, supplicate.
communication
petition.
petition
aspire, claim, compete, hope.
plead, appeal for
adjure, ask, beg, beseech, entreat, implore, pray, press, seek, solicit, sue, supplicate, urge, Impetrate, put in for, call upon.
request
inquire, seek, summon.
Examples of usage:
  1. Of a sudden the petition ceased, both bent hastily toward the wounded man, and after what seemed a long time exchanged whispers. – The Brigade Commander by J. W. Deforest
  2. This Mr. Wet- eyes was a poor man, a man of a broken spirit, yet one that could speak well to a petition. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. However, I will communicate the substance of your request to the Home Secretary, with whom such a petition, so made, will doubtless have the full weight that may rightly attach to it. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  4. " The petition about sporting arms," replied the secretary with a stifled yawn. – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  5. Mr. John Houstouns Petition to the Commission for planting of Kirks, Ib. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly

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