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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.
Between 1812 and 1820 a cholera-like disease spread throughout the region, a fatal form of dysentery, as well as ague and bilious fevers.
In 1864, Surdam went from San Francisco to Los Angeles, ill with bilious fever.
Noel was readmitted several times over the next three years for "muscular rheumatism" and "bilious attacks".

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