Antonyms for cupping

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They're cupping him—so I hear from Mr. Tom, his lordship's man.

The web of shimmering wires descended, cupping him completely.

Above and behind the physician are suspended three cupping vessels.

He put his elbows on the table, cupping his face in his hands.

Twice she had assisted in cupping, and she believed she could perform the p. 400operation.

So he ordered ventouses or cupping, for the bronchitis cases.

Cupping is employed generally as a remedy for muscular rheumatism.

Dropping into a chair and cupping his chin in his hands, he sat for some time thinking.

In clumsy hands, cupping is occasionally a severe and painful operation; but this is not the case with the skilful operator.

The cupping is caused by not adding a sufficient number and the fluting by adding too many.