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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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::: turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
::: insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
::: flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
::: droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
::: rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
::: benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated