scrofulous

[skrof-yuh-luhs]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, resembling, of the nature of, or affected with scrofula.
2.
morally tainted.

Origin:
1605–15; scroful(a) + -ous

scrofulously, adverb
scrofulousness, noun
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scrofulous (ˈskrɒfjʊləs)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, resembling, or having scrofula
2.  morally degraded
 
scrofulously
 
adv
 
scrofulousness
 
n

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scrofulous scrof·u·lous (skrŏf'yə-ləs)
adj.
Relating to, affected with, or resembling scrofula.

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Example sentences
During his novitiate he was afflicted with dangerous scrofulous swellings in
  his neck.
In infancy, scrofulous lymph nodes were found in his neck and attributed to the
  tuberculosis of his wet nurse.
Even the demented cannot endure the scrofulous old vagrant.
Their disorders are but few and those few of a scrofulous nature.
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