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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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wintry
Definition:
Belonging to winter; cold. wintery.

Synonyms:

adjective
cold
biting, bitter, chilly, cold, frigid, frosty, frozen, hyperborean, icy, nippy, numbing, rimy, sleety, ice-like, algid, brumal, frore, hiemal, iced, shivery, below freezing, below zero, have goose bumps, one-dog night, two-dog night.
cold, snowy
biting, bleak, brumal, chilly, cutting, desolate, dismal, freezing, frigid, frosty, frozen, harsh, hibernal, hiemal, icebox, icy, raw, snappy, three-dog night.
cool
air-conditioned, Coldish.
ice-cold
subzero, bitterly cold, sub-zero.
noun
chilly
bleak, cutting, raw, snowy.
unfriendly
aloof, antagonistic, churlish, distant, hostile, stony, unpleasant.
wintry
brumal, cold, frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, hibernal, hiemal, icy, winter, wintery.
Examples of usage:
  1. The two horsemen had ridden through wintry forests along steep and difficult roads where it seemed that they alone represented humanity. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  2. She wore a wintry smile. – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson
  3. Once more, at the thought of his self- denial, that ray of wintry sunshine passed across Livingstone's cold face and gave it a look of distinction- almost like that of a marble statue. – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  4. By this time the wintry dusk had begun to fall. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. Ben Sguarrach was indeed no pleasant place in wintry weather. – Up in Ardmuirland by Michael Barrett

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