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sickenverb

us   /ˈsɪk·ən/
  • sicken verb (BECOME ILL)

[I] to become sick: The animals sickened and died.
  • sicken verb (CAUSE TO FEEL BAD)

[T] to cause someone to experience unpleasant feelings such as shock and anger: I was sickened by the attitude of people who could take enjoyment in the building’s destruction.
(Definition of sicken from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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sickenverb

uk   /ˈsɪk.ən/ us   /ˈsɪk.ən/
(Definition of sicken from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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