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

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Examples

  • Of the malecontent officers, who, as James believed, were impatient to desert, the great majority had probably given no pledge of their attachment to him except an idle word hiccoughed out when they were drunk, and forgotten when they were sober.

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  • "Don't mind me, my friend," Hootchinoo Bill hiccoughed, his hand upon Ans Handerson's shoulder.

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  • "Ay tank we haf another drink," hiccoughed Ans Handerson, craftily changing the subject against a more propitious time.

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  • Frona had put on her dried moccasins and risen to her feet, and was listening patiently to Jake Cornell, who hiccoughed a last incoherent toast.

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  • She hiccoughed and a ribbon of bile shot out from between her lips.

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  •  Miss Bentley hiccoughed a cute little tinny laugh.

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  • With that he hiccoughed again, at least a 7.5 on the hiccough scale, and keeled over sideways.

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  • The combination “ough” can be pronounced in nine different ways; the following sentence contains them all: “A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.”

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  • The bard hiccoughed and looked brightly at both boys.

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  • "I need a bath," she finished, and hiccoughed once.

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