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excrescency

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noun ex·cres·cen·cy \-sən-sē\

Definition of excrescency

plural ex·cres·cen·cies



Examples of excrescency

  1. <fortunately, the excrescency could be removed with surgery>

  2. <some feel that the planned skyscraper would be an excrescency on the city's low-rise skyline>



1545

First Known Use of excrescency

1545


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