adverb see excrescent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • excrescently — See excrescent. * * * …   Universalium

  • excrescently — ex·cres·cent·ly …   English syllables

  • excrescently — adverb see excrescent …   Useful english dictionary

  • excrescent — excrescently, adv. /ik skres euhnt/, adj. 1. growing abnormally out of something else; superfluous. 2. Phonet. (of a speech sound) inserted or added as a result of articulatory interaction or impetus, as the t sound in sense /sents/ or against… …   Universalium

  • excrescent — adjective Etymology: Latin excrescent , excrescens, present participle of excrescere to grow out, from ex + crescere to grow more at crescent Date: 1633 1. forming an abnormal, excessive, or useless outgrowth 2. of, relating to, or constituting… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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