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excrescence

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of excrescence

  1. 1 an abnormal mass of tissue <concerned about the weird excrescence that seemed to be developing on his hand> Synonyms growth, excrescency, lump, neoplasm, tumorRelated Words outgrowth; cancer, carcinoma, lymphoma, malignancy, melanoma, polyp; cyst, tubercle, wart

  2. 2 something that spoils the appearance or completeness of a thing <local residents regard the hulking apartment building as a hideous excrescence on their once-lovely street> Synonyms blight, blotch, defect, deformity, disfigurement, blemish, excrescency, fault, flaw, imperfection, mar, mark, pockmark, scarRelated Words abnormality, distortion, irregularity, malformation, misshape; bug, glitch, kink; blot, blur, spot, stain, taint; damage, defacement, impairment, injury; failing, weaknessNear Antonyms adornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, ornament




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