leprous


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lep·rous

(lep'rŭs),
Relating to or suffering from leprosy.
Synonym(s): leprotic

leprous

(lĕp′rəs)
adj.
1. Having leprosy.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling leprosy.
3. Biology Having or consisting of loose, scurfy scales.

lep′rous·ly adv.
lep′rous·ness n.

leprous

, leprotic (lĕp′rŭs)
1. Pert. to leprosy.
2. Affected by leprosy.
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The overall plot itself isn't all that complex, though the path is riddled with obstacles, including a leprous Walton Goggins, leading an uprising at the walls of the city, old friends from the Glade popping up left and right and an army of cranks and super-soldiers bearing down in all directions.
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Clinical examination is often sufficient to reliably diagnose leprous neuropathy.
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In true fashion, he regaled us with the former use of our current location, a hospital for leprous women, then assuring us this was a very longtime ago
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