excrescency

noun
ex·​cres·​cen·​cy | \ ik-ˈskre-sᵊn-sē How to pronounce excrescency (audio) , ek- \
plural excrescencies

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Examples of excrescency in a Sentence

fortunately, the excrescency could be removed with surgery some feel that the planned skyscraper would be an excrescency on the city's low-rise skyline

First Known Use of excrescency

1545, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of excrescency was in 1545

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“Excrescency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excrescency. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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