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1. sicken

verb. ['ˈsɪkən'] cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of.

Synonyms

  • churn up
  • scandalize
  • outrage
  • disgust
  • scandalise
  • repulse
  • repel
  • appal
  • nauseate
  • offend
  • shock
  • revolt

Antonyms

  • progress
  • increment
  • increase
  • obey

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sick (English)
  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Sicken

  • stricken
  • quicken
  • wiccan
  • vicon
  • thicken
  • ricken
  • picon
  • picken
  • licon
  • hicken
  • ficken
  • dicken
  • chicken

Sentences with sicken


1. Verb, base form
The water must be chlorine-free as chlorine can sicken or kill your fish.

2. Adjective
Shellfish infected with sewage-related bacteria sicken people around the world.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Grains, nuts and produce all can support the growth of mycotoxins, which sicken people.

Quotes about sicken


1. If music be the food of love, play on,Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,The appetite may sicken, and so die.
- William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

2. Music, When Soft Voices DieMusic, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odours, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken. Rose leaves, when the rose is dead, Are heap'd for the belovèd's bed; And so thy thoughts, when thou art gone, Love itself shall slumber on.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Complete Poems

2. sicken

verb. ['ˈsɪkən'] get sick.

Synonyms

  • contract
  • come down
  • worsen
  • canker
  • get
  • wan
  • take

Antonyms

  • liking
  • please
  • pull
  • keep

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sick (English)
  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sicken

verb. ['ˈsɪkən'] make sick or ill.

Synonyms

  • choke
  • harm

Antonyms

  • spread
  • recuperate
  • enrich

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sick (English)
  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sicken

verb. ['ˈsɪkən'] upset and make nauseated.

Synonyms

  • revolt
  • disgust
  • repel
  • nauseate
  • turn one's stomach

Antonyms

  • accept
  • honor
  • ascent
  • improvement

Etymology

  • -en (English)
  • -en (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sick (English)
  • sek (Middle English (1100-1500))
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