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sup·pu·rate

(sŭp'yŭ-rāt),
To form pus.
[L. sup-puro (subp-), pp. -atus, to form pus (pur), pus]

suppurate

(sŭp′yə-rāt′)
intr.v. suppu·rated, suppu·rating, suppu·rates
To form or discharge pus.

suppurate

[sup′yərāt]
Etymology: L, suppurare, to form pus
to produce purulent matter. suppuration, n., suppurative, adj.

sup·pu·rate

(sŭp'yŭr-āt)
To form pus.
[L. sup-puro (subp-), pp. -atus, to form pur, pus]

Suppurate

To produce or discharge pus.
Mentioned in: Empyema

sup·pu·rate

(sŭp'yŭr-āt)
To form pus.
[L. sup-puro (subp-), pp. -atus, to form pur, pus]

suppurate

produce pus.
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The pimples may suppurate, exhibit an offensive odour, and may develop into carbuncles.
AT last we have started to clean the Augean pig sty that suppurates at the heart of our democracy.
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