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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 think that's a lovely description, headache and all
Vanstone suggested a drive to his eldest daughter, as the best remedy for her headache.
Norris, in a rather softened voice; "but I question whether her headache might not be caught then, sister.
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.
From those visits to unsanitary Houndsley streets in search of Diamond, he had brought back not only a bad bargain in horse-flesh, but the further misfortune of some ailment which for a day or two had deemed mere depression and headache, but which got so much worse when he returned from his visit to Stone Court that, going into the dining-room, he threw himself on the sofa, and in answer to his mother's anxious question, said, "I feel very ill: I think you must send for Wrench.
Now the girl Jinjur claims it, and I sincerely hope it will not give her a headache.
She talked even more than usual, and though she spoke of a headache, she declined all remedies.
Once he dared, one afternoon, when he found her in the darkened living room with a blinding headache.
The servant reported that her young mistress had gone to bed with a bad headache.
Two bad colds and one bad headache," he said, with ironical politeness.
My headache was no better, and the surgeon paused from his work long enough to give me a powerful drug that would depress the heart and bring relief.
Perhaps she thought I had a headache, and could not bear to talk; at any rate, she saw that her loquacious vivacity annoyed me, as I could tell by the malicious pertinacity with which she persisted.
Charles had a racking headache, consequent on motoring before food.
He explained his absence by saying that he had a headache and went out into the fresh air, but had gone no further than the oak grove.
At dinner he asked the hunters for a remedy for headache, and by evening, strong man that he was, he was half-blind and reeling about the cabin.