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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hiccup.

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Examples

  • "The Boston Globe" reports many states will use paper ballots this fall instead of those fancy, high-tech touch screen machines, or the ones that kind of hiccupped in '04, and then again in 2006.

    CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2008

  • I do want to apologize that my digital recorder on my Palm "hiccupped" and I lost a portion of the clip but most of this 6 minute interview is preserved.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • The shadow, which was twice as big as the tiny little boy, did a somersault, and Lisa laughed so hard she hiccupped.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • It evaporated too quickly, so I squirted more, hiccupped, rubbed again.

    Hiccup

  • William felt her fingers flex on his wrists, heard her breath hitch, and suddenly her hands were gone and she hiccupped again.

    Dragon Warrior

  • Maddy downed the rest of the glass, wiped her mouth again, and hiccupped.

    Dragon Warrior

  • She suddenly hiccupped, and William tucked her against his side with a sigh of defeat, guessing that if drink number five was her tipping point for stupidity, number four must be her point of calamity.

    Dragon Warrior

  • Maddy hiccupped again, but no giggle followed as she pulled her hand away.

    Dragon Warrior

  • The headlights suddenly went out, plunging them into darkness, and Maddy hiccupped again—which was followed by another giggle.

    Dragon Warrior

  • She hiccupped so violently that she stumbled anyway, and William stopped and turned to face her.

    Dragon Warrior

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