Thesaurus / ailing


Just the opportunity to be the flawed adult child of a flawed and ailing father, the person there to hold his hand when he’s scared.CAROLYN HAX: A STRUGGLE TO FIND COMPASSION FOR A DAD WHO BROUGHT ON HEALTH WOESCAROLYN HAXMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Stock prices have soared for months in defiance of an ailing, pandemic-wrecked economy.STOCKS DRIVE HIGHER, BRUSHING ASIDE WORRIES ABOUT U.S. STABILITYDAVID J. LYNCHJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They trail the Seahawks, 16-7, at halftime and Murray clearly is bothered by an ailing right shoulder.KYLER MURRAY RUNS OUT OF MIRACLES AS SEAHAWKS HANG ON TO TAKE OVER FIRST PLACE IN NFC WESTMARK MASKENOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There was nothing wonderful about that, for Dick had heard quite recently that he was an ailing man, and not likely to live long.THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Strange to say it did not take her by surprise; she told me that the girl had been ailing for several years.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He had been ailing for several weeks; as his son had remarked, his handwriting had been the first symptom of the breakdown.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He came home to find his father ailing, and on 2nd December 1469, Piero de' Medici died.FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
Philosophers and men of letters, when they are ailing, meet with no such pleasant attentions nowadays!WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
Most all the girls not married are ailing more or less, and about every married woman has her aches and pains.A CALIFORNIA GIRLEDWARD ELDRIDGE
The child had been ailing for the first time in his life, and she had taken him to the seaside for six weeks.STUDIES IN LOVE AND IN TERRORMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES


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