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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
risque

Synonyms:

adjective
disreputable
contemptible, dishonorable, disreputable, dubious, infamous, louche, nefarious, notorious, questionable, ribald, shady, shifty.
racy
bawdy, blue, broad, earthy, erotic, immodest, indecent, indelicate, lewd, lurid, naughty, off-color, provocative, purple, salty, scabrous, shady, smutty, spicy, suggestive, wicked.
noun
risque
blue, gamey, gamy, juicy, naughty, racy, spicy.
Examples of usage:
  1. Thirdly, another unaccountable delay in joining the Callonbys, with whom I am every hour in the risque of being " compromis;" and lastly, a duel in perspective with some confounded Frenchman, who is at this very moment practising at a pistol gallery. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  2. Did I not offer you in those purchas'd Minutes to run the Risque of your Fortune, so you wou'd but secure that lovely Person to my Arms. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  3. " 'How to tell a risque story in the presence of a minister. – The Book of Gud by Dan Spain Harold Hersey
  4. Except for the photographs, some of which were a little risque, it was more like a lady's boudoir than a man's sitting- room. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. We chose to risque the former, and the proper arrangements being made, returned to Moyad, where we had last seen the Rebels: when our Cavalry arrived there, they found the Rebels had gone off to the Ridge; there we pursued them, and were again disappointed in bringing them to action, as they had marched for Gore's- Bridge: our Cavalry then proceeded to Old Leighlin, from which place Capt. – An Impartial Narrative of the Most Important Engagements Which Took Place Between His Majesty's Forces and the Rebels, During the Irish Rebellion, 1798. Including very interesting information not before made public. Carefully collected from authentic lett by John Jones

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