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asthma
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • "My auntie told me not to run," he explained, "on account of my asthma."
    p. 9.4
asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • "I was the only boy in our school what had asthma," said the fat boy with a touch of pride.
    p. 9.4
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • My asthma
    p. 13.5
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • My auntie wouldn't let me blow on account of my asthma.
    p. 16.9
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • You kid yourself he's all right really, an' then when you see him again; it's like asthma an' you can't breathe.
    p. 93.7
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • I thought I was going to have asthma.
    p. 141.4
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • "My asthma—" The response was mechanical.
    p. 162.8
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • If I pull logs, I get my asthma bad.
    p. 162.9
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Piggy kept still for a moment, then he had his asthma.
    p. 166.9
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Look, I'm goin' to say, you're stronger than I am and you haven't got asthma.
    p. 171.6
asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
There are no more uses of "asthma" in Lord of the Flies.

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