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dyspeptic
used in
The House of Mirth
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dyspeptic
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • He was a mournful dyspeptic, intent on finding out the deleterious ingredients of every dish and diverted from this care only by the sound of his wife's voice.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was not often that he found so ready an ear; and, being a man as well as a dyspeptic, it may be that as he poured his grievances into it he was not insensible to its rosy symmetry.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here were Dorset and his wife once more presenting their customary faces to the world, she engrossed in establishing her relation with an intensely new gown, he shrinking with dyspeptic dread from the multiplied solicitations of the MENU.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: dyspeptic attitude
as in: diet for dyspeptics
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