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whelk

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  1. a small, inflamed swelling of the skin <unsightly whelks covered the beggar's face> Synonyms boil, fester, hickey, papule, pimple, pustule, pock, zit [slang]Related Words blackhead, blister, milium, whitehead; bump, lump, protuberance; sore, wart, weal, welt


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