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English verb: suppurate

1. suppurate (body) cause to ripen and discharge pus

SamplesThe oil suppurates the pustules.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)draw

Verb groupfester, maturate, suppurate

2. suppurate (body) ripen and generate pus

SamplesHer wounds are festering.

Synonymsfester, maturate

Pattern of useSomebody's (body part) ----s

Broader (hypernym)discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, release

Verb groupmature, suppurate

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