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synonyms for purulent

  • corrupt
  • disgusting
  • moldy
  • noxious
  • overripe
  • putrid
  • rancid
  • rotting
  • sour
  • spoiled
  • stale
  • bad
  • bad-smelling
  • corroded
  • crumbled
  • crumbling
  • decomposed
  • decomposing
  • disintegrated
  • disintegrating
  • fecal
  • feculent
  • festering
  • fetid
  • foul
  • gross
  • infected
  • loathsome
  • loud
  • mephitic
  • noisome
  • offensive
  • perished
  • polluted
  • pustular
  • putrescent
  • putrified
  • rank
  • smelling
  • stinking
  • strong
  • tainted
  • touched
  • unsound

antonyms for purulent

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  • fresh
  • good
  • helpful
  • perfumed
  • pleasant
  • pure
  • sweet
  • wholesome
  • decent
  • honest
  • kind
  • moral
  • new
  • nice
  • superior
  • trustworthy
  • uncorrupt
  • undecayed
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How to use purulent in a sentence

Above all, the doctor—the doctor and the purulent trash and garbage of his pharmacopoeia!
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
These sacs contain purulent matter, of all shades and odours, and identical with that which the animal coughed up.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Abscess, ab′ses, n. a collection of purulent matter within some tissue of the body.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Towards the end of the year 1783, became affected with slight cough and expectoration of purulent matter.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
The existence of a purulent discharge is no excuse for lack of cleanliness.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Purulent lepto-meningitis is usually accompanied by encephalitis.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
At the post-mortem examination the kidney was merely a thin-walled sac with purulent contents.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
Care should be taken also to see that there is no purulent discharge from the nose or any septic sores about the face.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
By the third day the contents of the vesicle has become thicker and tends to become purulent.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
The surface is cribriform, and a purulent secretion may be pressed out from follicular openings.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
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WORDS RELATED TO PURULENT

  • bad
  • bad-smelling
  • corroded
  • corrupt
  • crumbled
  • crumbling
  • decomposed
  • decomposing
  • disgusting
  • disintegrated
  • disintegrating
  • fecal
  • feculent
  • festering
  • fetid
  • foul
  • gross
  • infected
  • loathsome
  • loud
  • mephitic
  • moldy
  • noisome
  • noxious
  • offensive
  • overripe
  • perished
  • polluted
  • purulent
  • pustular
  • putrescent
  • putrid
  • putrified
  • rancid
  • rank
  • rotting
  • smelling
  • sour
  • spoiled
  • stale
  • stinking
  • strong
  • tainted
  • touched
  • unsound
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.