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indigestion
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Moby Dick
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  • In truth, it turned out to be one of those problematical whales that seem to dry up and die with a sort of prodigious dyspepsia, or indigestion; leaving their defunct bodies almost entirely bankrupt of anything like oil.

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  • She suffers indigestion when she is stressed or eats too quickly.
  • Here’s a dilemma for you. I was sitting in the Palm, a famous steakhouse, trying to enjoy a rib-eye steak cooked medium rare. On the table in front of me, open to the first page, was a copy of a book about animal rights called Animal Liberation.  If that sounds like a recipe for indigestion, well, that was sort of the idea.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma

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