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synonyms for ails

  • afflict
  • bother
  • annoy
  • distress
  • pain
  • sicken
  • trouble
  • upset
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antonyms for ails

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  • aid
  • help
  • assist
  • make happy
  • please
  • soothe
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Despite problems relating to the pandemic ailing the world, Keighley said 2020 proved to be a banner year for gaming’s reputation.
THE GAME AWARDS HOSTED ZOOM CALLS WITH HUNDREDS OF FANS. THEY WERE SURPRISINGLY ORDERLY.GENE PARKDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even though she was ailing, she managed to finish her final paper for an online master’s degree in education technology at Central Michigan University.
TWO SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAD DIFFERENT MASK POLICIES. ONLY ONE HAD A TEACHER ON A VENTILATOR.BY ANNIE WALDMAN AND HEATHER VOGELLNOVEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
Some psychologists have run with this idea and now tout nature as a health intervention, a miraculous cure for everything that ails the modern human.
ARE WE WIRED TO BE OUTSIDE? - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSGRIGORI GUITCHOUNTSNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
In the suburbs of Seattle, federal inspectors had found the Life Care Center of Kirkland failed to properly care for ailing patients or alert authorities to a growing number of respiratory infections.
AS PANDEMIC RAGED AND THOUSANDS DIED, GOVERNMENT REGULATORS CLEARED MOST NURSING HOMES OF INFECTION-CONTROL VIOLATIONSDEBBIE CENZIPER, JOEL JACOBS, SHAWN MULCAHYOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The ailing multinational was a shadow of its former self, in the process of shrinking in market cap from $600 billion in its heyday to around $60 billion today, and shedding dozens of business units along the way.
LARRY CULP: WE’RE IN THE SECOND OR THIRD INNING OF GE’S TURNAROUNDDANIEL BENTLEYOCTOBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
But all things, I fear, do not go well with them; they look discontentedly, but I know not what ails them.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
It was decidedly trying to be the object of so much school-boy wit; to hear over and over again: "Ikey, what ails your nose?"
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
"I can't imagine what ails Ikey; he is as cross as a bear," remarked Carl, closing his book with a bang.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
Then her husband was alarmed, and asked: 'What ails you, dear wife?'
GRIMMS' FAIRY TALESTHE BROTHERS GRIMM
A man who knows only books may believe that by writing a new prescription he can cure the world of what ails it.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
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