sickening


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There was a sickening sensation as they felt all let go beneath them, as they fell through darkness to an unknown death.
This strange blending of odours consisted of something faintly and unpleasantly aromatic, mixed with another underlying smell, so unutterably sickening that he threw open the window, and put his head out into the fresh air, unable to endure the horribly infected atmosphere for a moment longer.
Tom had gone into chapel in sickening anxiety about Arthur, but he came out cheered and strengthened by those grand words, and walked up alone to their study.
By midday, though we were well up in the northerly latitudes, the heat was sickening.
Each rolling mountain whelmed them from view, and I would wait with sickening anxiety, fearing that they would never appear again.
Fancy, at every village and homestead almost through the three kingdoms, the great news coming of the battles in Flanders, and the feelings of exultation and gratitude, bereavement and sickening dismay, when the lists of the regimental losses were gone through, and it became known whether the dear friend and relative had escaped or fallen.
how the father clung to the doctor then, and with what a sickening anxiety he followed him: what a weight of grief was off his mind when, after the crisis of the fever, the lad recovered, and looked at his father once more with eyes that recognised him.
He asked my pardon in terms of sickening servility, and assured me that he could explain matters to my satisfaction, if I would honour him by consenting to a personal interview.
Life hung on her consent; everything else was hopeless, confused, sickening misery.
I will be chairing a meeting of COBRA this morning following the horrifying and sickening terror attacks in Paris," Cameron said on Twitter.
The former Boomtown Rat added: "If there's a new economy then there needs to be a new politics and it's a failure of that new politics that's led to this disgrace, this absolute sickening disgrace.
Amira Abase, 16, made the sickening comment as she texted an undercover reporter posing as another British teenager planning to run away to the war-ravaged country.