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Synonyms for excrescence
ɪkˈskrɛs ənsex·cres·cence

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  1. excrescencenoun

    Synonyms:
    linking consonant

    Antonyms:
    anaptyxis

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. excrescence

    Synonyms:
    superfluity, redundancy, imposthume, tumor

    Antonyms:
    eradication, extirpation, excision, levigation, exsection

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescencenoun

    something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

    "the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge"; "the hump of a camel"; "he stood on the rocky prominence"; "the occipital protuberance was well developed"; "the bony excrescence between its horns"

    Synonyms:
    swelling, lump, expulsion, protrusion, prominence, gibbousness, jut, jutting, intumescence, extrusion, bulge, projection, protuberance, gibbosity, intumescency, bump, blow, puffiness, hump

  2. excrescencenoun

    (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body

    Synonyms:
    bump, extrusion, hump, protuberance, protrusion, prominence, swelling, gibbousness, jut, gibbosity, bulge

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excrescencenoun

    Synonyms:
    wart, tumor, morbid protuberance

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How to use excrescence in a sentence?

  1. Donald Culross Peattie:

    Beauty is excrescence, superabundance, random ebulience, and sheer delightful waste to be enjoyed in its own right.


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