Origin of allergic
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Examples from the Web for allergic
It is impossible to know when allergic reactions occur, and most that do are quite serious.Blood Is Ebola’s Weapon and Weakness
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Ross needs to go to the hospital after having an allergic reaction, leaving Joey and Chandler to watch Baby Ben.15 Times ‘Friends’ Was Really, Really Weird
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But no matter, we are allergic and getting more allergic, hear us roar (and sniffle and whine and hack).Blame Climate Change for Your Terrible Seasonal Allergies
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The teenage schoolgirl died from an allergic reaction to penicillin last June during the botched operation.Egypt: Stop Mutilating Little Girls!
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We were allergic to women from their nylon hose to their face powder.Homesick
They're allergic to the critters, the trees, the natives—to everything here.Sugar Plum
Others have allergic reactions to certain foods; some allergic reactions appear to be subtle, affecting a person's moods.When You Don't Know Where to Turn
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He also was allergic to nearly everything and was always sneezing at the wrong time, just when we were supposed to be quiet.Shenanigans at Sugar Creek
Lindsay had seen too much of allergic reactions since reaching Earth not to know he was looking at another.The Ambassador
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- of, relating to, having, or caused by an allergy
- (postpositive foll by to) informal having an aversion (to)he's allergic to work
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Word Origin and History for allergic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, caused, or characterized by an allergy.
- Having an allergy or exhibiting an allergic reaction to a substance.
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