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It is chiefly used as an escharotic, to destroy proud flesh, &c.

It grows rigid and callous; and for the softness and elasticity of childhood, full of proud flesh and obstinate tumours.

And if there be proud flesh, it should be touched with a bit of blue vitriol, or sprinkled with a little burnt alum.

The term “proud flesh” is popularly applied to such redundant granulations.

It may be imagined what a severe thorn her eldest son proved in the proud flesh of his mother.


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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proud flesh, such as: disdain, airs, cockiness, conceit, condescension, and contumely.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.