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indigestion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Illness & disability
indigestionin‧di‧ges‧tion /ˌɪndɪˈdʒestʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFMIpain that you get when your stomach cannot break down food that you have eatenheartburn
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indigestionThey are believed to cure indigestion.Bills for gambling debts are stuffed beneath an overflowing chamber-pot and the Prince is surrounded by medications for indigestion and the pox.When Wall Street has indigestion, the world's market economies are checked out for coronaries.Now we get rocks when we have indigestion or a sprained wrist.His misgivings seemed to cause him indigestion.Before it is through, Pound's centenary year will bring on indigestion in even the most devoted Poundians.Warning: Eaten in sufficient amounts, this product ensures bad breath, probable indigestion and pungent, loose stools.Warning: Consumers over the age of 16 are likely to experience severe indigestion, heartburn, regret and loose stools.
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