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sickness

1. The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; sisease or malady. I do lament the sickness of the king. (Shak) Trust not too much your now resistless charms; Those, age or sickness soon or late disarms. (pope)

2. Nausea; qualmishness; as, sickness of stomach.

Synonym: illness, disease, malady. See Illness.

Origin: AS. Seocness.


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Evolutionary mechanisms

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by RabbitPhilosopher
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Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary mechanisms
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Evolutionary mechanisms

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by jinx25
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Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary mechanisms
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Topic: citrus fruits and size of breasts
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