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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord.

Usage examples (34)
  • Swaggering and hostile, the Italians announce their intent: We're spreadin 'polio ....
  • Since travel makes the world a much smaller place, a recurrence of polio is merely a plane ride away.
  • A good example of a plausible promise, on the other hand, is: “we will eradicate polio from the world.”
  • That fear of polio is the context of Philip Roth's new novel, "Nemesis," and Philip Roth, welcome to the program. for more
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