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noun as in stomach ache

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I went back to work sooner than I had with my son and we muddled through the colic, the eczema, two sets of diapers.

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And in my first memory, I am a toddler kneading that taut skin, easing my colic into sleep.

But college is not like some sort of all-purpose herbal supplement that cures bunions and also colic; it teaches specific skills.

One morning, after taking my coffee, I was seized with violent sickness, attended with colic.

I don't know what was the matter with it, but I think it had the colic, for it lay as quiet as a mouse; and then it died.

He had come within at least an appreciable distance of selling his soul for a colic cure.

He died of colic in the year 1430, at the age of forty-seven.

But I do know that I was fortunate in not being devoured during the several hours I was knotted up on the ground with the colic.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to colic, such as: bellyache, gripe, pain, stomachache, enteralgia, and tormina.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.