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noun as in small swelling on the skin

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Preparing for the lift meant digging several feet of soil all around the hoard, leaving it sticking out like a plaster-wrapped pimple in the rocky trench.

Many of the bites appear to be grouped on the skin like “little pimple bites that itch like crazy,” Suah said.

So just keeping up with my routine and knowing that sometimes I get stubborn pimples, I need something to kind of zap it.

Getting a pimple on the morning of the prom can be life and death for a teenager.

“I think this is a pimple on the ass of progress,” said the senior adviser.

Smith screwed his face and squeezed a pimple on his throat; Steelman absently counted the flies on the wall.

The pimple is a diminutive hill or pock, and the pykes of Cumberland are the peaks of Derbyshire.

To have a rifle is as ridiculous as to have a pimple at the end of your nose, or a bailiff waiting for you round the corner.

Pustule, pus′tūl, n. a small pimple containing pus: anything like a pustule, on plants or animals: a small blister.

He examines and refreshes his complexion by it, and is more dejected at a pimple than if it were a cancer.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pimple, such as: acne, blemish, blister, lump, abscess, and blackhead.

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