Definition of 'coughing'
Example sentences containing 'coughing'
Behind him, Simon stood listening to his lifelong friend's raggedy shallow breathing and watching him coughing blood.LET NOT THE DEEP (2002) BEHINDLINGS (2002)
He knew that the paroxysm of coughing from which Abbot seemed to be suffering had been caused by a need to suppress his laughter.WIDOW'S END (2002)
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