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synonyms for hiccups

  • hiccough
  • singultus
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The breath retained doth heat the interior parts of the body, and the hiccups proceeds from cold.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
They consist of series of kok, koks followed by roars, hiccups, cackles and gurgles.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
"What a fool you are to be in love," said the drunken giant with several hiccups, showing the increase of his inebriation.
HANDY ANDY, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)SAMUEL LOVER
It was in an orchard behind the house, and was one of those old-fashioned things that sound like a siren whistle with the hiccups.
IN THE ARENABOOTH TARKINGTON
(She hiccups, then bends quickly her sailor hat under which her hair glows, red with henna) O, excuse!
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
Had he not degraded the stage by creakings of snuff-boxes and misplaced hiccups?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 398, DECEMBER 1848VARIOUS
It was a highly liquid Bertram who, hearing his vis-à-vis give a couple of hiccups and start to speak bent an attentive ear.
RIGHT HO, JEEVESP. G. WODEHOUSE
And Sallust sobbed loudly—the fit was stopped by a counteraction of hiccups.
THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEIIEDWARD GEORGE BULWER-LYTTON
The grog's not quite out of my head yet; and I find I've got the hiccups.
HIDE AND SEEKWILKIE COLLINS
I got there, however, and waited for the hiccups to subside.
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