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synonyms for phthisic

  • consumptive
  • phthisical
  • tuberculate
  • tuberculous
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How to use phthisic in a sentence

It grows in marshy places; and is cultivated in China, the fruit having a supposed value as a diuretic and anti-phthisic.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
She put it on her knee, and played a tune that would have made gout, cholic and phthisic dance upon their last legs.
PEG WOFFINGTONCHARLES READE
Then Dilsie could sleep in the cabin, as she ought to on account of the jimsonweed in her phthisic pipe.
THE TINDER-BOXMARIA THOMPSON DAVIESS
They call it phthisic only because thats the very hardest word in the book to spell.
THE LAST OF THE FLATBOATSGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
The genuine phthisic, or pulmonary consumption of New-England, is rarely met.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, V. 27VARIOUS
Yes, there's considerable of ager and phthisic and bilious fever.
HOOSIER MOSAICSMAURICE THOMPSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PHTHISIC

  • consumptive
  • phthisic
  • phthisical
  • tuberculate
  • tuberculous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.