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synonyms for expectoration

  • drivel
  • salivation
  • slaver
  • slobber
  • spit
  • spittle
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How to use expectoration in a sentence

Truffaldino brought him the vessel, examined the expectoration, and found in it a mass of rancid rotten rhymes.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
The patient was greatly distressed in breathing, in consequence of difficult expectoration.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Not a bad plan, in the circumstances,—especially if you have so wonderful a turn for expectoration by speech.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Towards the end of the year 1783, became affected with slight cough and expectoration of purulent matter.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
His cough was particularly troublesome in the morning, and was relieved by a free expectoration of frothy mucus.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
The expectoration is for the most part difficult, and consists of masses of mucus, either greyish, or tending to a black colour.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
He had had, for a considerable time, a troublesome cough with tough expectoration.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
Later the cough turns loose and the same expectoration occurs as in the severe type.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)GRANT HAGUE
The back part of mouth next throat has a curious glazed appearance—no cough or expectoration.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
Another is that none of us chew gum, carry around dogs, nor make expectoration the chief business of a day's outing.
ROSEMARY AND RUEAMBER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPECTORATION

  • drivel
  • expectoration
  • salivation
  • slaver
  • slobber
  • spit
  • spittle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.