expectorate

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So absorbed was his attention that he even forgot to expectorate.

It is barbarous to expectorate in the temple of your faith, but that doubtless is an extreme case.

The throat is dry and irritated, and there is a constant desire to expectorate.

So, if I have,—why the devil don't you say it at once, and expectorate your spleen?

Seller (falls into a brown study, from which he at length emerges to tap the nearest ewe on the forehead and expectorate).

The mucus accumulating during sleep often awakens the patient in efforts at hawking and spitting to detach and expectorate it.

Both are very young, both chew tobacco and expectorate long, brown, wet lines of tobacco juice on to the floor.

He stops of his own accord, however, to cough and expectorate—he has advanced tuberculosis.

The second day after my arrival I began to expectorate a little blood.

He turns to expectorate, sweeping the large shop with a quick, watchful eye.

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