Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A small excrescence rooted in the skin; a protuberance on a plant.

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Usage examples "wart":

  1. Excepting the innkeeper Dubreuil, the biggest and most apoplectic landlord in the Vosges, with immense paunch, round eyes, flat nose, a wart on his left cheek, and a triple chin reaching over his collar- with the exception of this curious individual, seated near the stove in a leather arm- chair, Materne was alone. - "The Invasion of France in 1814", Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian.
  2. Joe is a widower with two boys, a gentle voice, a gentle, wondering mind, and a remarkable wart in the very center of his left palm. - "Green Valley", Katharine Reynolds.
  3. He was exactly like that " Mr. Ratin" hit off in caricature so neatly by Topffer; he had all the marks, even to the wart with the three hairs, and fine wrinkles beyond number at the end of his old nose; to me his face was the personification of all that was hideous and disgusting. - "The Story of a Child", Pierre Loti.