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How to use excrescence in a sentence

Third, Oregon truffles have a very short shelf life, so the ones that weren’t underwhelming people with their woodenness were often terrifying them with their unholy excrescences.
THE KEY TO JUMP-STARTING OREGON’S TRUFFLE INDUSTRY? DOGS.KLINDSEYOCTOBER 6, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Nor are these stories a mere excrescence of theology, but theology itself.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, JANUARY 1883VARIOUS
His cowl had half-fallen back, and made a strange excrescence on either side of his bull-neck.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 4 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
There was a small excrescence or hut on the roof—about ten feet by six in dimensions—which formed—their residence.
THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Behind this, hiding itself as it were and almost invisible, nestled a smaller excrescence or offshoot.
THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Accordingly, the Crown has dwindled away in proportion to the unnatural and turgid growth of this excrescence on the Court.
THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
"I don't mind going if a lunch is provided," observed the gentleman with the excrescence on his nose.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
The curious excrescence on the bill of the drake nukta or comb-duck is now much enlarged.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
And this leads us to a consideration of the Doomsman himself, that foul excrescence upon our modern body politic.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
At least, he did whatever was done in the way of governing, and therefore did not sink into a mere excrescence or superfluity.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO EXCRESCENCE

  • bulge
  • bump
  • excrescence
  • jut
  • jutting
  • knob
  • outthrust
  • process
  • projection
  • prominence
  • protrusion
  • swelling
  • tumor
  • bifurcation
  • branch
  • branching
  • breaking
  • complication
  • consequence
  • divarication
  • division
  • excrescence
  • extension
  • forking
  • offshoot
  • outgrowth
  • partition
  • radiation
  • result
  • sequel
  • subdivision
  • upshot
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