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To have or develop an illness or symptom

suffer

verb

to have a particular illness or physical problem

get

verb

to start to have an illness or medical condition

contract

verb

to become infected with a disease

come down with

to become ill with a particular disease, usually one that is not serious

develop

verb

to begin to be affected by a disease or medical condition

catch

verb

to get a disease or illness

have

verb

to suffer from an illness, disease, injury, or pain

afflict

verb

if you are afflicted by an illness or serious problem, you suffer from it

go down with

to become ill with a particular illness

swim

verb

if your head or eyes are swimming, you cannot think or see clearly, usually because you are tired or ill

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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drive-by handshake

a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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