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papuliferous (pa-pu-LIF-uhr-uhs) adjective, also papilliferous
[From Latin papula (pimple) + -ferous (bearing).]
"He was immediately sympathetic when I told him about the bishop's book,
and the papuliferous exegete's laboring of it."
"Zitlover is possibly the grossest film ever made. Even Briggs
declined to describe most of it, but the plot involved a spectacularly
be-pimpled lad who stole and then bathed in a 5-gallon can of the
orange goo that stands in for cheese on convenience-store nachos. That
transformed his merely papuliferous hide into a carbuncular expanse,
and mayhem ensued when the cheese owner hunted him down."
This week's theme: Words to describe physical characteristics of people
I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines. -Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862)
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