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HICCUP

A quick, involuntary inhalation that follows a spasm of the diaphragm and is suddenly checked by closure of glottis, producing a short, relatively sharp sound [*]The concept description is based on entries from www.dictionary.com, Collins English Dictionary, the Oxford English Dictionary and Noah Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language
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v. hiccup /‘hɪkʌp/

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CglottfricVCvelplosVClabplos