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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a diseased appearance resembling tuberculosis of lymph glands especially in the neck; Morally contaminated.

Usage examples (34)
  • Denounce the scrofulous wealth of the times
  • Our canoe...lay with her scrofulous sides on the shore
  • These were puny, scrofulous, nervous and irritable.
  • Also for ill-conditioned scrofulous ulcers, generally. for more
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