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venereal disease

noun as in disease communicable through sex

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Conservatives on Twitter howl derisively at these polls as if their purveyors are offering alchemical cures for venereal disease.

It lists Mike's grandfather, "Dr. D. N. Peschkowsky," as a specialist in venereal disease.

Or maybe it is a case of venereal disease, in a young man who was drafted into the army and turned loose amid the joys of Paris.

There was a case reported in Germany of 236 children who contracted venereal disease from swimming in a public bath.

What avails it if we allow venereal disease to spread, so that a large percentage of the babies are deformed and miserable?

The first writer to systematically consider venereal disease was Astruc, who was born in Languedoc in 1684 and died in 1766.

In Michigan, also, marriage is forbidden to anyone who has suffered from a venereal disease and has not been cured.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to venereal disease, such as: gonorrhea, herpes, pox, syphilis, crabs, and sexually-transmitted disease.

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