A cough caused by irritation in some distant part, such as the ear or the stomach.
Cough, Cough: Here Are 10 Different Ways To Say “ough”Oh, English. Just when we're starting to feel good about you, pronunciation strikes again.
Do You Cringe At The Sound Of These Words?We've compiled a list of the most cringeworthy words in the English language to try and determine what makes these words so awkward (and hated). Brace yourself. Editor note: Sure to stir some debate among linguists, an online search has determined that moist usually wins this type of competition (so we're not going to include that one here because that's just too easy).
- reflex angle,
- reflex arc,
- reflex camera,
- reflex epilepsy,
- reflex inhibition,
- reflex ligament,
- reflex neurogenic bladder,
- reflex sensation
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