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Why do men marry viragoes, pimply girls with incipient moustaches?

There was the swollen nose and there were the pimply blotches of the man who drank.

They were a man, his wife, two handsome daughters and a pimply son.

But on the reverse, a pimply shrunken figure emerged from the bath.

Jonathan was lazy, Jonathan was pimply, Jonathan was fat—but Jonathan was orthodox.

Over the last three miles of the day's journey the surface was raised in large, pimply masses surrounded by wide fissures.

The nice new house was expecting them, and a cheeky, pimply German page-boy took their packages up.

In pathology, a dry papulous or pimply eruption of the skin, terminating in scurfy exfoliations.

It did not strike me till far into the evening that the pimply young reprobates were making the girls drunk.

When she's got a red nose and a pimply face, and a sharp tongue, you'd be glad enough to see her at the wash-tub then.

WORD ORIGIN

1748, from pimple (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pimpliness.

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