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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
shriveled
Definition:
reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity; " our shriveled receipts during the storm"; " as the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled"; " the dollar's shrunken buying power"

Synonyms:

adjective
dry
evaporated, thirsty, desiccant, dried-up, juiceless, parched, rainless, sapless, waterless, Droughty, Moistureless, Unmoistened, not irrigated, searer.
lank
Fleshless, all skin and bones, thin as a rail, thin as rail.
little
junior, least, tiny, wee, mini, shrimpy, smallish, Toyer, hardly any, not big, not large, snubber, under-sized.
noun
shriveled
decreased, dried-up, dry, lean, reduced, sear, sere, shrivelled, shrunken, thin, withered, wizen, wizened.
Examples of usage:
  1. He had always looked ludicrously old and shriveled; his appearance now became tragic. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  2. For a time, while a woman with a child with shriveled legs was talking to Laura about the child's education, the Doctor sat gazing into the street. – In the Heart of a Fool by William Allen White
  3. Then something happened: Your face grew smaller, your brow more narrow, Dull fires burned in your eyes, Your body shriveled, you walked with a cynical shuffle, Your hands mixed the keys of life, You had become a discord. – Songs and Satires by Edgar Lee Masters
  4. All our ordinary varieties make roots from the scion, and the original seedling root may be found- like the piece of potato we plant- shriveled and useless in the midst of the new roots. – The Apple by Various
  5. The sight of the dying men on each side shriveled his heart with a deadly panic. – The Red Acorn by John McElroy

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