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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Smartweed
Definition:
An acrid plant of the genus Polygonum ( P. Hydropiper), which produces smarting if applied where the skin is tender.

Synonyms:

noun
knotgrass, luxuriant, polygonum, Knotweed, Water pepper, Waterwort.
Examples of usage:
  1. Close along the side of the barn, as I sat there in the cool of the shade, I could see a tangled mat of smartweed and catnip, and the boards of the barn, brown and weather- beaten, and the gables above with mud swallows' nests, now deserted; and it struck me suddenly, as I observed these homely pleasant things: " All this is mine." – Adventures In Contentment by David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker
  2. It is a near relative of knot grass and smartweed and Prince's feather. – Seed Dispersal by William J. Beal
  3. " Why, to seek my fortune," replied Fred, spitting, in a manly fashion, into a clump of smartweed. – Little Grandfather by Sophie May
  4. I am told by a Kentucky mountain woman, used to the production of reliable colour in her excellent weaving, that the ordinary roadside smartweed gives one of the best of yellows. – How to make rugs by Candace Wheeler

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