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- adv. In a leprous way.
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Its dripping scales shone leprously in the moonlight as it reared its form high above the deck, while the stricken man screamed and writhed like a mouse in the fangs of a python.
It was leprously stained and discolored, by no means the brilliant white fat crescent it should have appeared.
Lucky is the circumcised Jew who has, in the time of need, the good fortune to have the Hebrew charm applied to his leprously-inclined body; and thrice fortunate is he, whoever he may be, that has it constantly at his command, and can claim it as his family relic.
Along a weedy embankment there pants and clangs a patched and tarnished engine, its paint blistered, its parts leprously dull.