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noun as in diaphragm spasms

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Still, the most recent hiccups in Facebook’s political ad system shows that some — from academics to presidential campaigns — remain concerned about the company’s transparency efforts.

From Vox

Most of those hiccups happen when you’re trying to multitask.

Every hiccup and anomaly in how elections are run seems to give partisans at either end of the political spectrum a reason to accuse opponents of misdeeds.

The virtual hearing about the tech industry ended up being marred by tech hiccups.

From Fortune

Through it all, we experienced many successes and , of course, several hiccups along the way.

At the time, I called it a hiccup rather than a heart attack.

So, yeah, it was a very big hiccup—one sufficiently large to jolt the heart from its regular beat.

But the challenge of acting in a major franchise was just a hiccup when compared to the challenge of acting in front of the press.

Not that Kiev and U.S. counter-propaganda goes through without a hiccup.

But I am guessing this is going to be a hiccup in his career.

Her face was bowed forward and covered with her hands, and she was shaken at intervals by the convulsive hiccup of grief.

But he had no relief from laughter either, for it was the same he had just heard from the Sydney Duck, a sort of hiccup.

Lady Tabby Catson died soon after, leaving a handsome legacy to Mr. Hiccup, the surgeon.

Hullo, you young vaggybones,” he screeched out with a hiccup; “where be ye off ter now, hey?

She had meant to be such a good queen, she thought with a little choking hiccup.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hiccup, such as: hiccough, and singultus.

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