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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Afflicted with or resembling a painful inflammation.

Usage examples (19)
  • The kinds of pitsand are these: black, gray, red, and carbuncular.
  • The organ is much shrunken and presents rough, uneven edges, with carbuncular non-suppurative sores.
  • In coarse grained gravel and carbuncular sand the supply is surer and more lasting, and it has a good taste.
  • Also maybe there is someone who is equivalent to La Toynbe in general smugness, what about the vile carbuncular growth that is Balls? for more
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