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  • 41simpleness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of complication Nouns 1. simpleness, classicism; purity, homogeneity; cleanness. 2. simplicity, artlessness, innocence; plainness, homeliness; undress; chastity, severity; elegance. See credulity.… …

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  • 42distinctness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Discreteness] Syn. detachment, dissociation, separation, dissimilarity; see difference 1 , division 1 , individuality 1 . 2. [Clearness] Syn. sharpness, plainness, lucidity, explicitness; see clarity . II (Roget s Thesaurus… …

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  • 43simplicity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The state of being without complication] Syn. singleness, homogeneity, purity, uniformity, clearness, unity, integrity, monotony. Ant. confusion*, intricacy, complexity. 2. [The quality of being plain] Syn. plainness, stark… …

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  • 44Manifestation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Manifestation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{ant,527,} manifestation Sgm: N 1 plainness plainness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 plain speaking plain speaking Sgm: N 1 expression expression Sgm: N 1 showing …

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  • 45Simplicity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Simplicity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 simplicity simplicity Sgm: N 1 plainness plainness homeliness Sgm: N 1 undress undress chastity PARAG:Simplicity >V GRP: V 1 Sgm: V 1 be simple b …

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  • 46simplicity — n. 1. Plainness, naturalness, chasteness, neatness. 2. Artlessness, sincerity, frankness, openness, truth, harmlessness. 3. Plainness, clearness. 4. Silliness, folly, weakness …

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  • 47simplicity — noun 1) the simplicity of the recipes Syn: straightforwardness, ease, easiness, simpleness, effortlessness 2) the simplicity of the language Syn: clarity, clearness, plainness, simpleness, intelligibility, comprehen …

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  • 48adorn — adorn, decorate, ornament, embellish, beautify, deck, bedeck, garnish mean to add something unessential in order to enhance the appearance. These words and especially the first five are often used interchangeably; certain distinctions, however,… …

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  • 49pattern — [n1] design, motif arrangement, decoration, device, diagram, figure, guide, impression, instruction, markings, mold, motive, original, ornament, patterning, plan, stencil, template, trim; concepts 259,625 Ant. plainness pattern [n2] arrangement,… …

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  • 50austereness — noun extreme plainness • Syn: ↑severity, ↑severeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑severe (for: ↑severeness), ↑austere • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 51homeliness — noun 1. having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance • Syn: ↑dowdiness, ↑drabness • Derivationally related forms: ↑homely, ↑drab (for: ↑drabness), ↑dowdy …

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  • 52perspicuity — noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous • Syn: ↑perspicuousness, ↑plainness • Derivationally related forms: ↑plain (for: ↑plainness), ↑perspicuous (for: ↑ …

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  • 53perspicuousness — noun clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous • Syn: ↑perspicuity, ↑plainness • Derivationally related forms: ↑plain (for: ↑plainness), ↑perspicuous, ↑perspicuous ( …

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  • 54severeness — noun 1. something hard to endure the asperity of northern winters • Syn: ↑asperity, ↑grimness, ↑hardship, ↑rigor, ↑rigour, ↑severity, ↑rigorousness, ↑ …

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  • 55severity — noun 1. used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑badness, ↑severeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑bad (for: ↑severeness), ↑severe …

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  • 56A Chamaepitys — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 57Apparentness — Ap*par ent*ness, n. Plainness to the eye or the mind; visibleness; obviousness. [R.] Sherwood. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 58Arctomys monax — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 59Astragalus caryocarpus — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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  • 60Aulacodus Swinderianus — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …

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