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excrescent Syllabification: ex·cres·cent
Pronunciation: /ˌikˈskres(ə)nt/

Definition of excrescent in English:


1Forming or constituting an excrescence.
Example sentences
  • One hour's light to be left and there's the excrescent moon sponging off the last of it.
2(Of a speech sound) added without etymological justification (e.g., the -t at the end of the surname Bryant).

Words that rhyme with excrescent

acquiescent, adolescent, albescent, Besant, coalescent, confessant, convalescent, crescent, depressant, effervescent, erubescent, evanescent, flavescent, fluorescent, immunosuppressant, incandescent, incessant, iridescent, juvenescent, lactescent, liquescent, luminescent, nigrescent, obsolescent, opalescent, pearlescent, phosphorescent, pubescent, putrescent, quiescent, suppressant, turgescent, virescent, viridescent
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