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headache

head·ache

headache

 
 
pronunciation:
hed eIk
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a pain in the head.
I usually take aspirin when I have a headache.An intense headache often accompanies the flu.Would you stop making that noise? You're giving me a headache!
similar words:
migraine
definition 2: (informal) an annoying or troublesome person or thing.
He can be a real headache when he's in one of his moods.Filling out these forms is such a headache!
synonyms:
pain
similar words:
bother, nuisance, peeve, pest, trial
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