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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
retouch
Definition:
A partial reworking, as of a painting, a sculptor's clay model, or the like.

Synonyms:

noun
retouch
touch up.
touch up
amend, correct, improve, modify, repair, revise.
verb
change
retouch.
touch up
amend, brush up, correct, fix, improve, modify, refresh, repair, revise, rework.
Examples of usage:
  1. Shall he who cannot paint, retouch the canvass of Guido? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  2. It occurred to me on the instant that I had never before been called to retouch any of Pepperton's work. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  3. The advance in historic research permits us to retouch it somewhat more in detail, but the conclusion remains the same; without Francis of Assisi the Church would perhaps have foundered and the Cathari would have won the day. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  4. Not a year passes but the discovery of fresh documents and the process of translation allows us to retouch and complete the story. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  5. You have negatives to retouch, and prints to tone and develop, and nearly a dozen miniatures to paint, all of which are shamefully overdue; and no amount of wool- gathering will bring you in the thirty shillings which you have fixed as your weekly minimum. – Windyridge by W. Riley

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