[ fō′vē-ā′shən ]
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The state of being pitted or scarred, as occurs in smallpox, chickenpox, or vaccinia.
Any of the pits formed under such conditions.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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