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Synonyms of 'cough'

(verb) 
Definition
to expel air abruptly and noisily from the lungs
She began to cough violently.
Synonyms
clear your throat
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hack (informal)
The patients splutter and hack.
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(noun) 
Definition
an act or sound of coughing
He put a hand over his mouth to cover a cough.
Synonyms
frog or tickle in your throat
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hack (informal)
The cold has given her a nasty hack.

idiom

See cough up

Additional synonyms

in the sense of hack
The patients splutter and hack.
Synonyms
in the sense of hack
The cold has given her a nasty hack.
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