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  • adj. leprous; infectious; corrupting; poisonous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Leprous; infectious; corrupting; poisonous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See leprous.


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  • The girlfriend looks like she is trying to imagine oh, say a leperous version of the bug-eyed tall dude from Dorf on Golf rather than Adam.


  • This rubbish is wasting time when there are real problems like the tribes of drug crazed violence addicts that stalk the leperous orange night?

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  • Soon, Hammer horror scream queen Ingrid Pitt makes an appearance, although her leperous make-up made her unrecognizable.

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  • Was this a leperous Pharisee named Simon who had a summer home in Galilee?

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  • For my entry in the unofficial Round Table on the topic of "evil in videogames", I have been pressured by leperous squirrels to make noises about the depiction of social evils in interactive media.

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  • The pleasure of the poet, and the reader, is seeing these mean little memes circulating freely, doing their damage, a leperous distilment poured into the porches of our ears.


  • And what "leperous distilment" does one pour on a porch?


  • Before the new Shakespeare Society, 1882, it was contended and proved to the satisfaction of the Society, that "the cursed Hebena," the "leperous distilment poured into the chambers of mine ears," told of, so pathetically, by the sad ghost of Hamlet's father, was the

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  • But the loathly "leperous distilment" taints and spoils, without in any way subserving "perfection," artistic or otherwise.

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  • The wretches who have been for three years pouring their leperous distilment into the ears of Great Britain had preoccupied the ground, and were determined to silence the minister, if they could.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864


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