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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of spitting; The process of coughing up and spitting out.

Usage examples (28)
  • A consumptive should never swallow his expectoration.
  • He had incessant cough, with tough mucous expectoration.
  • Po came over and looked for a moment at Augustus's expectoration.
  • There were no signs of chest trouble, but some mucous expectoration. for more
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