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  • n. Plural form of discomfort.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of discomfort.


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  • The mountainous race is legendarily strenuous, but beyond short-term discomforts such as road rash and bruised egos, some impacts could last long after racers retire. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Worst and most persistent of his discomforts was the hard pressure of that six-shooter against his side.

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  • So designers work on this particular malaise that we have, these kind of discomforts that we have, and try to make life easier for us.

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  • The Times reviewer was snide, calling Bruce a "reliable left winger" and made vague put downs about "discomforts" and concessions and edits and with apparently noticing how wildly the crowd responded, and how well the show was shot and lit.

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  • Gag gift or not, this Anti Monkey Butt Powder is actually designed to help prevent and relieve certain skin "discomforts" people often experience from time to time.

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  • We must be bold enough to accept the discomforts of fundamentally different approaches to the Middle East for which we elected President Obama.

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  • The sound of shearing ice and the visual whirl of the arena drowned out the small discomforts my nerves had produced.

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  • Mr. Shriver displayed an indefatigably sunny charisma, telling a reporter that despite the discomforts, "I have the best damned job in government."

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  • "Nasal washing will never be sexy," sighs the pediatrician, who developed Dr. Hana's Nasopure a decade ago after years of treating patients with sinus infections, allergies and other nasal discomforts.

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  • The first baby can be a great romantic quest, like backpacking together through Europe – full of all variety of trials and discomforts, but nonetheless an adventure, one that is full of new experiences that you are sharing!

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