expectoration

[ ik-spek-tuh-rey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF expectoration

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At this time the cough was severe, and the expectoration difficult.

There is nothing new or unnatural in this repression, this tabu on expectoration.

In pneumonia the expectoration was often bloody, which pleased him mightily.

Severe cold settled on the lungs, attended with cough and expectoration?

The object of the expectoration was to prevent Elidore's seeing his way back.

The doctor put this query in just the same tone in which they inquire "Any expectoration?"

The hmoptysis had ceased, and the expectoration was only tinged with blood.

The expectoration is characterized by its abundance and manner of expulsion.

I repeat, the expectoration, the coughing and the throat-cleaning is constant.

All the frequenters of the smithy admired Sandy's skill in expectoration, and many tried in vain to emulate it.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, noun of action from expectorate.

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