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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A scarlike mark especially when caused by the previous attachment of a part or organ.

Usage examples (34)
  • They mark themselves by a line of little raised cicatrices, each of which is
  • The cords, however, eventually completely disappear, and the cicatrices become moveable.
  • The external cicatrices finally look very similar to those produced by bad acne pustules.
  • The arms of both contained many cicatrices in consequence of both having repeatedly drawn the bow-string. for more
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