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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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laryngitislar‧yn‧gi‧tis /ˌlærɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs/ noun [uncountable]  MIan illness which makes talking difficult because your larynx and throat are swollen
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laryngitisFor her last week, Cuka had been appearing with understudy Richard Franklin because Crawford had laryngitis.He could only really recapture the timbre if he had laryngitis when the time came for shooting.Hadn't Lisa mentioned laryngitis as one of the symptoms?The Manchester premiere in March 1974 had to be cancelled when Crawford went down with laryngitis.
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