dropsical

[ drop-si-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF dropsical
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It weighed several tons, and its tyres were like dropsical life-belts.

Dropsical women, swollen like wine skins were placed on the ground before him.

Again, the other valet had long been dropsical, and the valet who died in 1687 died of dropsy.

This one was dropsical, the other subject to apoplectic fits.

The debility of age and dropsical legs had long oppressed him.

There is not yet the slightest reason to suspect any dropsical collection.

One was dropsical, the other subject to rushes of blood to the head.

That's Bob, the youngest—he there with a lip like a dropsical sausage.

She was now on her death-bed, dropsical, gloomy, and neglected.

She was standing next to the dropsical woman by the fireside as she spoke.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s; see dropsy + -ical.

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