concretion

[ kon-kree-shuh n, kong- ]SEE DEFINITION OF concretion

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Philanthropy (and indeed every other virtue) is a thing of concretion.

It is little more than a concretion of compact basaltic rock, with slight traces of art.

Instead of smooth facets and sharp angles, the concretion may be studded with irregularly-shaped masses.

Crab's′-eyes, the scarlet seeds of an East Indian bead-tree: a concretion of carbonate of lime in the stomach of the cray-fish.

Thirdly, the concretion in the body of various juices, turbid vapours, and dense humours is the last provocative of sickness.

De Brosses was well aware that heathen religions were a complex mass, a concretion of many materials.

The rock is not one mass of stone, but a concretion of pebbles and earth, so firm that it does not appear to have mouldered.

When largely deposited in joints an abscess sometimes forms, the skin gives way, and the concretion is exposed.

Again, The concretion of Ice will not endure a dry attrition without liquation; for if it be rubbed long with a cloth, it melteth.

And many bodies will coagulate upon commixture, whose separated natures promise no concretion.

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