scrofulously

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  • Scrofulously — Scrofulous Scrof u*lous, a. [Cf. F. scrofuleux.] 1. Pertaining to scrofula, or partaking of its nature; as, scrofulous tumors; a scrofulous habit of body. [1913 Webster] 2. Diseased or affected with scrofula. [1913 Webster] Scrofulous persons can …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrofulously — adverb morally degenerate; corrupt …   Wiktionary

  • scrofulous — scrofulously, adv. scrofulousness, n. /skrof yeuh leuhs/, adj. 1. pertaining to, resembling, of the nature of, or affected with scrofula. 2. morally tainted. [1605 15; SCROFUL(A) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrofulousness — See scrofulously. * * * …   Universalium

  • scrofulous — early 15c.; see SCROFULA (Cf. scrofula) + OUS (Cf. ous). Related: Scrofulously …   Etymology dictionary

  • scrofulous — /ˈskrɒfjələs/ (say skrofyuhluhs) adjective 1. relating to, of the nature of, or affected with scrofula. 2. morally corrupt. –scrofulously, adverb –scrofulousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • scrofulous — [skräf′yələs] adj. 1. of, like, or having scrofula 2. morally corrupt; degenerate scrofulously adv …   English World dictionary

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