excrescent

ADJECTIVE
  1. forming an outgrowth (usually an excessive outgrowth)
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How To Use excrescent In A Sentence

  • This accounts for the modern forms limb (limber has excrescent b, regardless of whether it means "shaft," "holes in timber," or "pliable"; none of them is related to limb) and crumb.
  • Glandular enlargements not of scirrhous character, and excrescent growths not poisonous, may often be reduced, and perhaps sometimes cured, under the positive pole. A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication
  • Methods The shape, size, echo, distribution and valve injure of cardiac valve excrescent were detected with echocardiogram by thoraces in 28 cases with infective endocarditis.
  • This accounts for the modern forms limb (limber has excrescent b, regardless of whether it means "shaft," "holes in timber," or "pliable"; none of them is related to limb) and crumb.
  • The paupers of Glasgow were 'excrescent,' and the 'gluts' were visible in the commercial crises which had thrown numbers of poor weavers out of employment and degraded them into permanent paupers. The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3) James Mill
  • An excrescent t survives in a number of words, e. g., onc’t, twic’t, clos’t, wisht (for wish) and chanc’t; it is an heirloom from the English of two centuries ago. Chapter 9. The Common Speech. 10. Vulgar Pronunciation
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