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asthma
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Definition
a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • But Benny got the asthma tonight, so Minny ain't gone make it.
    Chapter 16 (5% in)
asthma = a common respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • I'm standing in Miss Celia's kitchen thinking about last night, what with Kindra and her mouth, Benny and his asthma, my husband Leroy coming home drunk two times last week.
    Chapter 4 (75% in)
  • "How Benny's asthma?"
    Chapter 10 (21% in)
  • Benny's asthma has gotten a little better but Leroy came home last night smelling like Old Crow again.
    Chapter 10 (69% in)
  • Benny...might get the asthma again.
    Chapter 17 (31% in)
  • Benny got the asthma.
    Chapter 17 (44% in)
  • With Benny's asthma and Sugar still in school and Kindra and...we was tight on money already.
    Chapter 26 (58% in)

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