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Origin of excrescence
OTHER WORDS FROM excrescencesu·per·ex·cres·cence, noun
Words nearby excrescence
Example sentences from the Web for excrescence
Nor are these stories a mere excrescence of theology, but theology itself.
His cowl had half-fallen back, and made a strange excrescence on either side of his bull-neck.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
There was a small excrescence or hut on the roof—about ten feet by six in dimensions—which formed—their residence.
Behind this, hiding itself as it were and almost invisible, nestled a smaller excrescence or offshoot.
Accordingly, the Crown has dwindled away in proportion to the unnatural and turgid growth of this excrescence on the Court.Thoughts on the Present Discontents|Edmund Burke