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sicken

verb uk   us   /ˈsɪk.ən/

sicken verb (ILL)

[I] to become ill: literary The child sickened and died.UK "You look feverish. Are you sickening for (= about to become ill with) something?"

sicken verb (UNPLEASANT)

[T] to cause someone to feel unpleasant emotions, especially anger and shock: The violence in the film sickened me. He was sickened by/at the number of people who were hurt in the crash.
Translations of “sicken”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有病的, 生病,得病…
in Russian внушать отвращение…
in Turkish tiksindirmek, iğrendirmek, nefret ettirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有病的, 生病,得病…
in Polish napawać obrzydzeniem…
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