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hangover

noun
     
Related topics: Drink, Illness and Disability
hang‧o‧ver [countable]
1MIDFD a pain in your head and a feeling of sickness that you get the day after you have drunk too much alcohol:
I had a terrible hangover the next day.
2

a hangover from something

something from the past that still exists or happens but is no longer necessary or useful:
This feeling was a hangover from her schooldays.
an institution which is a hangover from Victorian times

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