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Definition 1: a pustule in an eruptive disease - [noun denoting state]

(pock is a kind of ...) a small inflamed elevation of skin containing pus; a blister filled with pus

(... is part of pock) a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars

Definition 2: mark with a scar - [verb of contact]

Samples where pock or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The skin disease scarred his face permanently

Synonyms for pock in the sense of this definition

(pock is a kind of ...) mar or spoil the appearance of

"scars defaced her cheeks" "The vandals disfigured the statue"

(... is a kind of pock ) mark with or as if with pockmarks

"Her face was pockmarked by the disease"

(... is a kind of pock ) form a scar, after an injury

"the skin will cicatrize and it will heal soon"

(pock implies ...) make an incision into by carving or cutting

(pock has a similar meaning as ...) make small marks into the surface of

"score the clay before firing it"

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