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Synonyms for piles

haemorrhoids

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Synonyms for piles

pain caused by venous swelling at or inside the anal sphincter

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The flat began to leak and I climbed out on the pile. The girls went for help.
A little pile of white and brown lay upon it close to the opposite edge.
Thou hast guessed the truth, Bess,” said her father; “he has thrown an armful of brush on the pile, which has burnt out as soon as lighted.
with his arms akimbo, so near to the flame that the smoke occasionally obscured his solemn visage, as it waved around the pile in obedience to the night airs that swept gently over the water.
Ramsay has published an account of a downthrow in Anglesea of 2300 feet; and he informs me that he fully believes there is one in Merionethshire of 12,000 feet; yet in these cases there is nothing on the surface to show such prodigious movements; the pile of rocks on the one or other side having been smoothly swept away.
It would seem that each separate formation, like the whole pile of formations in any country, has generally been intermittent in its accumulation.
The victorious raiders collected about the pile of golden ingots which the Abyssinians had uncovered, and there awaited the return of their leader.
Werper had but little ammunition, having been hastily armed by Abdul Mourak from the body of one of the first of the Abyssinians who had fallen in the fight about the pile of ingots, and now he realized that soon he would have used his last bullet, and be at the mercy of the Arab--a mercy with which he was well acquainted.
Meanwhile, and in the midst of all the roar and outcry, those who were nearest to the pile, heaped up again the burning fragments that came toppling down, and raked the fire about the door, which, although a sheet of flame, was still a door fast locked and barred, and kept them out.
Between the crowded houses of Gravesend and the monstrous red-brick pile on the Essex shore the ship is surrendered fairly to the grasp of the river.
On the pile of railroad ties on the summer eve- ning, he waited expectantly.
Wash Williams and George Willard arose from the pile of railroad ties and walked along the tracks toward town.
She looked down to see that her hand lay upon a pile of silk stockings.
Kurachi, "Structural capacity of precast piles with grouted base," Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, vol.
2 shows the Q-s curve of the test piles, where Q represents the vertical load and s represents settlement.