bilious


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bilious

affected with or denoting any disorder related to excess secretion of bile
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His bilious brown eye looked disconcerted, and his bilious green eye followed its example.
This time his bilious green eye took the initiative, and set his bilious brown eye the example of recovered serenity.
Poor Perry is bilious, and he has not time to take care of himselfhe tells me he has not time to take care of himselfwhich is very sadbut he is always wanted all round the country.
His complexion was pale, not of that deadly pallor which is a kind of neutral beauty, but of a bilious, yellow hue; his colorless hair was short and scarcely extended beyond the circle formed by the hat around his head, and his light blue eyes seemed destitute of any expression.
He himself was born about fifty years old, all complete, with his iron-grey whiskers and his bilious eyes, which he had the habit of frequently closing during a conversation.
The malady itself, one from which she had often suffered, a bilious fever -- its cause therefore constitutional.
His face was a bright yellow with bilious fever, and his large dark eyes stood nearly out of his head, for all the flesh had gone.
He was a small, shrivelled person, with bad teeth and a bilious air, an untidy gray beard, and savage eyes; his voice was high and his tone sarcastic.
It will be like going from raspberry tarts to plain bread and butter; but you will probably save them from a bilious fever," said Dr.
He was nervous and bilious and suffered tortures from indigestion which made him often gloomy and miserable.
Lake Eutin, wind whipped, was a bilious mass of peaks and crests.
CAROL SMITH, Wallsend A: The brief description sounds like bilious vomiting syndrome.