- a projection or protuberance, esp an outgrowth from an organ or part of the body
Derived Formsexcrescential (ˌɛkskrɪˈsɛnʃəl
Example Sentences Including 'excrescence'
She is being dragged backwards, away from the excrescence that despoils her bedroom floor, onto the landing.
A Means to Evil
The idea is that the person is the real thing, whereas the writing is somehow an excrescence or epiphenomenon.
MORTIFICATION: Writers' Stories of their Public Shame (2003)
There were no hills, only flat barren fields growing an excrescence of barbed wire between themselves and the enemy.
Dreams of Innocence
Whether out of delicacy or a profound obliviousness, he didn't comment on the gangrenous-looking excrescence at the centre of my face.
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