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syndrome
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
a pattern of symptoms associated with an illness; or any recognizable pattern — especially when undesirable
  • Driver ants, Ebola virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome: all these are brooms devised by nature to sweep a small clearing very well.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (77% in)
  • Sometimes I play chess with one of my colleagues, an anchorite like myself, who suffers from post-polio syndrome.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (92% in)

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