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rheumatics

/ ruːˈmætɪks /

noun

  1. informal.
    functioning as singular rheumatism


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Clemens began writing his newspaper letters at Aix, the first of which consists of observations at that "paradise of rheumatics."

So I've become almost reconciled to a dull day, devoid of visitors, and with Sarah complaining of "rheumatics."

Health Hint: Persons troubled with rheumatics should avoid attic rooms, but those who have the "shingles" can sleep on the roof.

"A touch of the rheumatics in my back," said the Sergeant, in a loud voice, as if he wanted some third person to hear us.

But when rheumatics gets into the bones there's no getting it out again.'

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