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- v. Present participle of cough.
- n. A cough, the act of coughing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A violent and sonorous effort to expel the air from the lungs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
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I hope I don't speak too soon, but I do feel normal again and the coughing is pretty much gone.
The man arose to his feet, coughing from the smoke which had been driven into his lungs, and nodding approval.
My sister and I would be tearing and coughing from the bleach smell.
After the major productive coughing is over, cough drops seem to help, at least while the drops are in the mouth.
After eating infected pork, people begin coughing and die in several days.
Still snuffling and coughing from the Creeping Crud.
"There was fear, there was crying," 90 students were "coughing from the effects of teargas."
People with long-term coughing or other signs of tuberculosis should cover their, mouths whenever they cough.
Others joined in coughing, but I sent a message round to have the lights put up, and the moment they were turned on, the coughs stopped.
I laughed, and almost didn’t hear the polite coughing from the nearby stacks.