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hemorrhage
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Definition bleed excessively (verb and noun)

Hemorrhage is also used figuratively as in:  The company is hemorrhaging cash.
  • A hemorrhage in the brain is common with shaken baby syndrome.
hemorrhage = to bleed excessively
  • hemorrhaged in the brain
  • She had wintered at Davos Platz, and was journeying now to join her friends at Lucerne, when a sudden hemorrhage had overtaken her.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  --  Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • He said there was so much dirt blown into the wound that there had not been much hemorrhage.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • hemorrhage = excessive bleeding
  • In the first place, that stuff bores me, and in the second place, my parents would have about two hemorrhages apiece if I told anything pretty personal about them.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • hemorrhages = instances of excessive bleeding
  • Then he hemorrhaged through the mouth.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • The plague sores—buboes—are lymph nodes that have been turned into necrotic, hemorrhagic tissue.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • An operation is performed within the month, at Staunton, but he begins to hemorrhage.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • He told Dr. Edwards, "That Chink knows more about the pathology of cerebral hemorrhage than I do, and I bet as much as you do.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • His lower intestine was ruptured and hemorrhaged, the blood collected in his abdominal cavity.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • No matter how badly I want for everything to go slowly, time is pouring away, hemorrhaging.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Miscroscopic forms of cardiac hemorrhages have become very frequent in recent years.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Moreover, the wounded man had been exhausted by hemorrhage.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • You're thinking of hemorrhage?
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Spells of passing out, and sometimes I would hemorrhage at the nose and left ear.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The liver cell started to change and then hemorrhaged.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt had succumbed to a cerebral hemorrhage at Warm Springs, Georgia.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Only hemorrhages and fires were permissible reasons for a nurse to run.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • Her voice was weak and gurgled as she tried to speak through the blood hemorrhaging in her lungs and throat.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • It was as good a thing for his spirit as a saline injection is for a man who has suffered a great hemorrhage.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls

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