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noun as in matter

noun as in pus


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Already the exploiting class, as it neared the term of its depleted life, was but a mass of purulence.

Purulence, pū′rū-lens, n. the forming of pus or matter: pus—also Pū′rulency.

The outer surface is always smooth, and no indication of purulence, softening, or scab formation is ever exhibited.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purulence, such as: discharge, infection, maturation, pus, suppuration, and ulceration.

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