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As the president neared the end of his remarks, a young woman beside him began to wobble, on the verge of fainting.
Clinton was hospitalized to treat a ‘clot’ Sunday after a recent illness, fainting, and concussion.How Serious Is Hillary Clinton’s Blood Clot and Hospitalization?|Kent Sepkowitz|December 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Plus, a fainting Clinton is news if only because of the suspicion it will generate.
Emergency rooms are full of the faint, the fainting, and the faint-hearted.
We will seek out our fainting couches if the president dares forget the first name of one of his sacred interrogators.Matt Latimer: Why I Hate Town Halls and Undecided Voters|Matt Latimer|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One fainting-fit succeeded to another; till at last Alphonse began to be seriously alarmed.
Mrs. Ducksmith quickly recovered from her fainting attack, and gently pushed the solicitous Aristide away.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
To himself he added: "And what's more, my child, you'll have a little fainting affair in a few minutes, if you don't have a feed."Uncanny Tales|Various
The Sunday evening after I came down here I had a sort of half-fainting-fit, coming home from church.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
I was nearly fainting, and at the moment of writing these lines I see the whole scene over again in all its imposing reality.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias)|Alexandre Dumas, fils
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see damn with faint praise.