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sicken

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsickensick‧en /ˈsΙͺkΙ™n/ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [transitive]DISGUSTING to make you feel shocked and angry, especially because you strongly disapprove of something syn disgust πŸ”Š The thought of such cruelty sickened her. πŸ”Š All decent people should be sickened by such a pointless waste of life.2 [intransitive] old-fashionedILL to gradually become very ill πŸ”Š The older people just sickened and died as food supplies ran low. β†’ be sickening for something β†’ sicken of somethingβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
sickenβ€’ Many of our people sickened and died, and we buried them in this strange land.β€’ "Some of the recent attacks on horses in this area are enough to sicken anyone, " a police spokesman said.β€’ They tell me their communities are sickened by this latest outrage.β€’ The smell of the blood sickened her and she ran out of the room.β€’ It sickened her that she could have made love with Tom and be able to remember nothing of it.β€’ The stench of blood and waste sickened him.β€’ A gas attack in the main train station sickened hundreds of people.β€’ I had heard them complaining of how nauseated they felt, how the very thought of food sickened them.
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Verb table
sicken
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysicken
he, she, itsickens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysickened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sickened
he, she, ithas sickened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sickened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sicken
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sickened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sickening
he, she, itis sickening
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you, we, theyare sickening
Past
I, he, she, itwas sickening
you, we, theywere sickening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sickening
he, she, ithas been sickening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sickening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sickening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sickening
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