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asthma
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Originally strong, her voice was crippled by weeping and asthma, and the whites of her eyes coppery from the same causes, a burning, morose face, piteous, and her spirit untamed by thoughts or the remote considerations that can reconcile people to awfuler luck than she had.
    Chapter 2 (21% in)

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