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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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The sick man was turned on to his side with his face to the wall.
The sick man was able to call his friends with a stronger voice.
He surrounded him with the tenderest and most intelligent care, until, at length, the sick man revived, little by little, in his arms, and recovered his consciousness if not his strength.
Philip's first impulse was to say that it had just happened, but then it would seem inexplicable if the sick man lingered for several hours.
It was curious to see how eagerly the sick man, debarred from any change of position save the mere turning of his head from side to side, watched every motion of his friend in the progress of the game; and with what eagerness and interest he played, and yet how warily and coolly.
Ralph shrugged his shoulders in deprecation of the intense irritation with which this had been said; for there was an aggravating, cold distinctness in his speech and manner which so grated on the sick man that he could scarcely endure it.
The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; while I am on my way, someone else gets down there before me.
This development had thrown the entire Agodo community into confusion as a search was launched after the sick man.
Fortunately, international recognition of the country's vibrant economic outlook through rankings such as these indicates that the sick man of Asia is nearing full recovery,' Gatchalian, chair of the Senate committee on economic affairs, said in a statement.
The UK economy is the sick man of Europe in growth terms.
Scotland in 2017 is still the sick man of Europe and we have to change that.
Another passenger told the ECHO that the crew gave the sick man CPR.