hydropic

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hydropic

(haɪˈdrɒpɪk) or

hydroptic

adj
1. (Medicine) of or relating to hydrops
2. (Medicine) containing excessive water or fluid
Translations

hy·drop·ic

a. hidrópico-a, rel. a la hidropesía.
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Consider the following passages: "the road passed through a stark black burn" (McCarthy 6); "he raised his face to the paling day" (10); "They were days fording that cauterized terrain" (13); "the sullen haze hung over earth and sky alike" (189); "The sweeping waste, hydroptic and secular" (293); "Tracks of unknown creatures in the mortified loess" (300).
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But oh beware, whose vain Hydroptic soap my meagre water saves.