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sickener

[ sik-uh-ner ]
/ ˈsɪk ə nər /
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noun
something that sickens or disgusts.
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Origin of sickener

First recorded in 1800–10; sicken + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for sickener

sickener
/ (ˈsɪkə) /

noun
something that induces sickness or nausea
a bright red basidiomycetous fungus of either of two species of Russula, notably the poisonous R. emetica
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