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bilious
used in David Copperfield

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Definition suffering indigestion

or:

irritable or bad-tempered

or:

ugly or disgusting — especially of a shade of green

or:

relating to bile (a green digestive fluid)
  • Accordingly we looked in at a baker's window, and after I had made a series of proposals to buy everything that was bilious in the shop, and he had rejected them one by one, we decided in favour of a nice little loaf of brown bread, which cost me threepence.
    Chapters 4-6 (68% in)
  • Not half so bilious.'
    Chapters 34-36 (24% in)

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