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ustulate

[ adjective uhs-chuh-lit, -leyt; verb, uhs-chuh-leyt ]
/ adjective 藞蕦s t蕛蓹 l瑟t, -藢le瑟t; verb, 藞蕦s t蕛蓹藢le瑟t /
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adjective
colored or blackened as if scorched.
verb (used with object), us路tu路lat路ed, us路tu路lat路ing.
Obsolete. to burn; sear; scorch.
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Origin of ustulate

First recorded in 1615鈥25; from Latin 奴stul膩tus, past participle of 奴stul膩re 鈥渢o scorch, burn,鈥 derivative of 奴rere 鈥渢o burn鈥; see -ate1; cf. ember
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