Marie of Romania (miss_daizy) wrote in 1word1day,
Marie of Romania

adj. [skrof-yuh-luhs]

morally tainted;
morally degenerate; corrupt:

Also has a medical meaning:

Relating to, affected with, or resembling scrofula (a tuberculous infection of the skin on the neck).


With his neck affliction and his character flaws, Dan was both scrofulous and scrofulous.

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