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Synonyms for hiccup

Synonyms for hiccup

(usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound

breathe spasmodically, and make a sound

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One of the good things about ASEAN is that even though two countries may have bilateral hick-ups, it has never deterred the 10 of us from meeting together for ASEAN projects and ASEAN cooperation,'' Jayakumar said.
NEATH are well and truly back on track in the Welsh League first division after their hick-ups of last month, and yesterday consolidated their position at the top with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff Corries.
Sadlier is one of the reasons why Millwall are beginning to fancy their chances of promotion, despite all those early hick-ups.
After careful and tactful negotiations between the European Commission and Member States, this year's employment package was accepted by all delegations without any major hick-ups.
Talking of Hick-ups, Worcestershire's mission to set up a final-day National League showdown with Lancashire go truly pear-shaped with a shock defeat by Hampshire.