excrescency : Related Words Words similar in meaning to excrescency
- noun a natural consequence of development
offshoot; branch; offset.
- noun the gradual beginning or coming forth
- figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece
- adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
- abnormal powers of concentration
- abnormal amounts of rain
- abnormal circumstances
- an abnormal interest in food
- adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
- they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
- an abnormal personality
- noun the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth
- we were surprised by the extravagance of his description
- noun the trait of spending extravagantly
- adjective forming an outgrowth (usually an excessive outgrowth)
- noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; hump; prominence; bump; swelling; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
- the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
- the hump of a camel
- he stood on the rocky prominence
- the occipital protuberance was well developed
- the bony excrescence between its horns
- noun (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
- adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
- adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
extravagant; overweening; excessive.
- extravagant praise
- exuberant compliments
- overweening ambition
- overweening greed
- adjective satellite unpleasant to look at
- unsightly billboards
- noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
effusion; ebullition; gush; blowup.
- noun a sudden intense happening
- an outburst of heavy rain
- a burst of lightning
- adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
- morbid interest in death
- morbid curiosity
- adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
- morbid details
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