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pneumonia
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
respiratory disease characterized by inflammation and accumulation of fluid in the lungs; caused by infectious agents (e.g., viruses or bacteria) or by inhalation of certain irritants
  • Marry them before Lent; I may catch pneumonia any winter now, and I want to give the wedding-breakfast.
    Chapter 4 (65% in)
  • The reputation of the Mingotts' family physician was largely based on the attack of pneumonia which Mr. Welland had never had; and his insistence on St. Augustine was therefore inflexible.
    Chapter 13 (75% in)
  • He had been what was called a faithful husband; and when May had suddenly died—carried off by the infectious pneumonia through which she had nursed their youngest child—he had honestly mourned her.
    Chapter 34 (19% in)

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