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Synonyms for headache

a duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

Synonyms for headache

something or someone that causes anxiety

pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

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I do truly wish I could have had the headache in your place, Marilla.
Who will wonder that Barbara had a headache, or that Barbara's mother was disposed to be cross, or that she slightly underrated Astley's, and thought the clown was older than they had taken him to be last night?
She would be most happy," he said; "but I am afraid those headaches will interfere.
As soon as the former lady had got better of her headache, he waited upon her in her apartment; and, after the proper inquiries in regard to her health, he asked her if she had observed in the hotel an American family--a mamma, a daughter, and a little boy.
It was a week after he cured her headache that a moonlight sail on Lake Merritt was proposed by Norman and seconded by Arthur and Olney.
He wondered if Miss Wilkinson really had a headache.
My headache was gone, but, body and soul, I was very tired.
Nor did I ever have a headache except the time my head was healing after having been laid open for six inches by a capstan-bar.
There is only one remedy for a headache," said this horrible old man.
When she had had a headache in India she had done her best to see that everybody else also had a headache or something quite as bad.
She talked even more than usual, and though she spoke of a headache, she declined all remedies.
I must go and develop a headache at once, or that tiresome Dalkeith boy will be pounding at my door.
Her false eyebrows required time for their removal, and a headache assumed for the occasion suggested the most convenient pretext she could devise for hiding them as they were hidden now.
Fanny," said Edmund, after looking at her attentively, "I am sure you have the headache.
George got out his banjo after supper, and wanted to play it, but Harris objected: he said he had got a headache, and did not feel strong enough to stand it.