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  • verb Present participle of cramp.


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  • My hand is cramping from the thought of that alone.

    Grand Master Joe Haldeman tells all (or some, anyway) to Sci Fi Bookshelf

  • At first the plan backfired -- with Richard Gephardt, Al Gore, and Michael Dukakis dividing the white vote, the surprise beneficiary of the first Super Tuesday was Jesse Jackson -- but it did succeed in cramping the hopes of Carter-style insurgents by denying them time to capitalize on early successes in the small states.

    The Elite Primary

  • '' The cramping was a bit of an issue and I got a slow leak on the bike for the last 60km so - Stuff

  • He was taken to the hospital and it was determined that his cramping was the result of "inadequate pre-exercise hydration".

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  • As the bacteria do their job, they produce gas as a byproduct, which causes discomfort and pain as well as symptoms such as cramping and diarrhea.

    Why Do People Become Lactose-Intolerant?

  • I was hungry before I read that post, Snob, now I'm just "cramping," must be my time of month!

    Warming the Cockles: Living, Breathing, Shopping

  • Story-writers have nearly always been the foes of maps, finding in them a kind of cramping of their mental legs.

    Journeys to Bagdad

  • Coaches say they are looking for any signs of dehydration such as cramping, dizziness and even a sluggish play.

    WHSV - HomePage - Headlines

  • Once again, many do not recognise their affliction, and needlessly suffer conditions such as cramping and intestinal gas. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Depending on what stage in life you are in or are preparing for, you may want to consider some of the herbal remedies so that you can help ease some of the symptoms, such as cramping, fluid retention, menstrual pain, hot flashes, and night sweats.

    The Female View


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  • My adjectival use: 'He has cramping pains.'

    August 22, 2011