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Synonyms for coughing
cough·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cough, coughingnoun

    a sudden noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that clears the air passages; a common symptom of upper respiratory infection or bronchitis or pneumonia or tuberculosis

    Synonyms:
    cough

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  1. brianna

    if you have the brianna symptoms you must head to the hospital!

    "i think i have the brianna cause i have all the symptoms!"

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "coughing":

    cough, coughs

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  1. William Schaffner:

    I come down with a cold and I say to William Schaffner,' Oh my goodness, how did I get this cold ?' I wasn't around anyone who was coughing and sneezing in the last 48 hours, but I was around a healthy person carrying the cold virus in their throat who didn't know they were capable of spreading it.

  2. Barbara Dorris:

    I went into the hospital because I had pain, i’d been coughing. I’d torn my diaphragm. I had seen these seven Vanderbilt angels standing over me, and they said, ‘Ma’am, were you aware you have a four-inch tumor under your right rib cage?’ I said, ‘No.’.

  3. Scott C. Holstad:

    woke up with blood on the pillow, blood on the sheets, blood on my breath and blood in my mouth and the coughing started again and i turned to spit at the trashcan and missed and i admired the new wall decoration as i grabbed a cigarette to start the bloody day.

  4. William Schaffner:

    It's not a tickle in your throat. You're not just clearing your throat. It's not just irritated. You're not putting anything out, you're not coughing anything up, the cough is bothersome, it's coming from your breastbone or sternum. and you can tell that your bronchial tubes are inflamed or irritated.

  5. Ramon Price:

    He's moving now, he's opening his eyes, he's yawning, he's coughing, he's moving his hands, he's moving his legs, what a miraculous turnaround.


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