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rash2

rash2

 
 
pronunciation:
raesh
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an eruption of the skin, often accompanied by inflammation or blisters.
A rash broke out all over my legs after walking in the woods.
synonyms:
efflorescence, eruption, inflammation
definition 2: a sudden outbreak of many similar occurrences in a short period; flurry.
There has been a rash of burglaries in the neighborhood recently.
synonyms:
flurry, spate
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derivation: rashlike (adj.)
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