[ fyu-rŭng′kyə-ləs ]
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n. pl. fu•run•cu•li (-lī′)
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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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Example sentences from the Web for furunculus
A whitlow was called in Latin furunculus, "a little theefe; a sore in the bodie called a fellon" (Cooper), whence Fr.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
“The pilferer grabs the dole” (sportulam furunculus captat) was a proverb.