What is another word for scab?

363 synonyms found


[ skˈab], [ skˈab], [ s_k_ˈa_b]

Scab is a term that is widely associated with the healing of wounds. However, there are various other words that can be used to denote the same meaning. These synonyms of scab include, but are not limited to, crust, incrustation, scurf, scale, sore, lesion, ulcer, and clabber. These synonyms can be employed in different situations such as in the medical field, arts industry, or technological domain, depending on the context. It is important to note that these synonyms can be used interchangeably with scab to ensure clear and concise communication of the intended message.

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What are the holonyms for Scab?

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Usage examples for Scab

Usually it bleeds, scabs, and skin grows under the scab, taking a week or so.
"A Matter of Proportion"
Anne Walker
They are a slow, quiet, well-meaning hospitable people, extremely conservative in their opinions as well as their habits, very sparing, because they have little ready money, very suspicious, because afraid of being out-witted by the English traders, and many of them so old-fashioned in their theory of the universe as to object to legislation against sheep scab, because they regard it as a visitation of Providence, to be combated only by repentance and not by ordinary human means.
"Impressions of South Africa"
James Bryce
Instead of a face, one saw a blackened and disgusting scab.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

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