Exulcerate
Exulcerate Ex*ul"cer*ate, v. t. & i. [L. exulceratus, p. p. of exulcerare to make sore; ex out + ulcerare. See {Ulcerate}.] 1. To ulcerate. [Obs.] ``To exulcerate the lungs.'' --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

2. To corrode; to fret; to chafe; to inflame. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Minds exulcerated in themselves. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]


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  • Exulcerate — Ex*ul cer*ate, a. [L. exulceratus, p. p.] Very sore; ulcerated. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exulcerate — ex·ulcerate …   English syllables

  • exulcerate — I. egz+ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin exulceratus, past participle of exulcerare, from ex ex (I) + ulcerare to ulcerate more at ulcerate archaic : ulcerate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Deterioration — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Deterioration >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 deterioration deterioration debasement Sgm: N 1 wane wane ebb Sgm: N 1 recession recession &c. 287 Sgm: N 1 retrogradation retrogradation &c. 283 …   English dictionary for students

  • exulceration — exulcerāˈtion noun 1. Ulceration 2. Exasperation • • • Main Entry: ↑exulcerate …   Useful english dictionary

  • exulceratory — exulceratory, a. (ɛgˈzʌlsərəˌtərɪ) [f. L. type exulcerātōrius, f. exulcerāre: see exulcerate and ory.] Tending to produce ulcers. 1727–36 in Bailey; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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