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English verb: suppurate

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


SamplesThe oil suppurates the pustules.


Synonymsmature


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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