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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner characteristic of a painful inflammation affecting muscles and joints.

Usage examples (19)
  • Oppy clutched his chest and gasped rheumatically for air.
  • The water hissed and splashed, as the wheels of the steamer began to turn rheumatically.
  • Little resort towns with white beaches and forlorn jetties wheel abeam rheumatically slow.
  • A warm welcome awaited me in the cabin, and a comfortable bed with plenty of blankets restored me for a while to health, though in all likelihood my perilous flight from Digby... for more
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