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Word: bilious

Definition: suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated


Sentences Containing 'bilious'

Accordingly we looked in at a baker's window, and after I had made a series of proposals to buy everything that was bilious in the shop, and he had rejected them one by one, we decided in favour of a nice little loaf of brown bread, which cost me threepence.

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