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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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SET an extra place at the top table for Alamshar because yesterday he pulverised a King George field that not only suppurated quality but panned out as a parade of the best horses in the business running bang to form.
As Mardou tells Leo about her life, he sees her Native American ancestors, "wraiths of humanity treading lightly the surface of the ground so deeply suppurated with the stock of their suffering you have only to dig a foot down to find a baby's hand" (1981c, 28-29).
In our study, no infections suppurated and no wound infections were seen.
Stupidly I picked at them and some of them suppurated.
By the time Hemingway wrote a Farewell to Arms, the nasty streak that later suppurated into full-fledged paranoia had, as his letters amply reveal, become broad and deeply imbued.
The vesicles rapidly progressed to papules and pustules, which subsequently ruptured and suppurated.