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Word: stricture

Definition: severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction


Sentences Containing 'stricture'

This is best initially treated with proton pump inhibitors for acid suppression, but may require bougie dilatation in the case of stricture.

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::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
::: osseous - made of bone; bony
::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
::: herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
::: hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
::: glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly