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sickening

adjective uk   us   /ˈsɪk.ən.ɪŋ/
extremely unpleasant and causing you to feel shock and anger: The slaves were treated with sickening cruelty. There was a sickening thud when the child fell from the tree and hit the ground. annoying: It's sickening that I can't go to the party.
sickeningly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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