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sick

1. inclined or likely to vomit
2. 
a. suffering from ill health
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick
3. 
a. of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell
b. (in combination): sickbed
4. deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness
5. mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed
6. an informal word for vomit
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It exposed the cult of the selfie in all its gruesome inanity and was thus a shoo-in for sickest sight of the year.
The Coalition Government is focused on providing specialist medical equipment for Victoria's neonatal intensive care system, which looks after our sickest and most vulnerable babies.
While the sickest and most vulnerable patients are being seen promptly and there are no signifi-cant ambulance delays, we would like to ask local people to help us by not coming to hospital with minor illnesses or minor injuries that can be easily dealt with, either at home, or by taking advice from services like NHS Direct, community pharmacists and their own GPs.
These are among the sickest and most vulnerable Americans, and we have to do everything possible to ensure that their transition into the new exchanges is seamless.
There was no evidence of any unsafe services for the sickest babies in Welsh hospitals, she stressed.
The Government and NHS must take responsibility now and ensure our tiniest and sickest babies receive the highest standard of care at this critical time in their lives.
A question in the assignment given to students in June asked: "Is homosexuality the sickest sin there is?
Summary: It is being dubbed the sickest film of the year, now fans can see The Human Centipede.
COVENTRY'S smallest and sickest newborns are set to benefit from pounds 10,000 raised at a glamorous charity ball.
There are no plans to expand the service that we already provide; the sickest of patients requiring specialist tertiary care (including children) will continue to be triaged at the new unit and transferred to appropriate care in Newcastle just as we do now at our existing A& E units.
It will have the capability to treat up to 50 of the region's smallest and sickest babies at any given time.