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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A branch that flows into the main stream adj. - Flowing together.

Usage examples (40)
  • The rash can be extensive, with individual lesions becoming confluent.
  • Adjective : confluent rivers; confluent ideas. ,confluent efflorescences. ,confluent smallpox
  • I ought to have sent to warn the police and the health officers of the city, for I was sure that the man was suffering from what is commonly called confluent smallpox.
  • In my former cases the pustule produced by the insertion of the virus was more like one of those which are so thickly spread over the body in a bad kind of confluent... for more
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