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sicken
 v.  make sick; disease; impair; weaken; become sick; fall into disease
Classic Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
1  "Heyward, I sicken at the sight of danger that I cannot share," said the undaunted but anxious daughter.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
2  There is not a blemish in mind or person at which the proudest of you all would sicken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
3  There were poisons so subtle that to know their properties one had to sicken of them.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
4  He felt that if he brooded on what he had gone through he would sicken or grow mad.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
5  No bitter meanness now shall sicken his baby heart till it die a living death, no taunt shall madden his happy boyhood.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XI
6  Gradually the sickening feeling began to depart.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
7  It was sickening to be defended by someone you disliked so much.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  True, the South had suffered a sickening loss when Stonewall Jackson had been fatally wounded at Chancellorsville.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
9  She jumped to her feet, her heart beginning again its sickening thudding and bumping.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
10  She could still recall that sickening interval before breath came back into her body.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  She opened the three windows, bringing in the smell of oak leaves and earth, but the fresh air could do little toward dispelling the sickening odors which had accumulated for weeks in this close room.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
12  Melanie sat shivering in the morning sunlight and covered her ears against the sickening series of thuds as the dead man's head bumped down the porch steps.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
13  She could smell the sickening smell of her hair scorching, as it came loose from its pins and swept about her shoulders.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  For a moment, the breath went out of Scarlett's lungs in a sickening gasp and she could only stare at the fat old lady who was so obviously pleased at the effect of her statement.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
15  Then his voice became thin and dim and his face above her swirled in a sickening mist which became heavier and heavier until she no longer saw him--or anything else.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence:
1  The dog began to sicken and soon died.
2  The animal began to sicken and soon died.
3  She was the victim of a sickening attack.
4  Police described it as a sickening racial attack.
5  He described what had happened in sickening detail.
6  Later the Lopez family was sickened to see the poetry of Gina Celaya printed in the Citizen.