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Exulceration

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Exulcera'tion. n.s. [from exulcerate.]

  1. The beginning erosion, which wears away the substance and forms an ulcer. Quincy.

  2. Exacerbation; corrosion.

    This exulceration of mind made him apt to take all occasions of contradiction. Hooker, b. ii. s. 5.

Sources: Hooker, Richard (175) · Quincy, John (60)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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