general ill health with emaciation, usually occurring in association with cancer or a chronic infectious disease. noun a generally weakened condition of body or mind resulting from any debilitating chronic disease n. cachexia (kə-kěk’sē-ə) Severe weight loss, anorexia, and general debility that occur as a result of chronic disease. Cachetic patients exhibit signs of malnutrition, […]
a hiding place, especially one in the ground, for ammunition, food, treasures, etc.: She hid her jewelry in a little cache in the cellar. anything so hidden: The enemy never found our cache of food. Computers. a temporary storage space or memory that allows fast access to data: Web browser cache; CPU cache. Alaska and […]
to laugh loudly or immoderately. Historical Examples Punchinello, Vol. II., No. 35, November 26, 1870 Various verb (intransitive) to laugh loudly v.
to laugh loudly or immoderately. Historical Examples Ellen Terry and Her Sisters T. Edgar Pemberton Chip, of the Flying U B. M. Bower The Black Phalanx Joseph T. Wilson Vikram and the Vampire Richard F. Burton Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. XXVI, July 1852, Vol. V Various The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) […]