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Sicken, 1) intr. a) to grow sick, to fall ill: Sonn. 118, 4. As III, 2, 25. Mcb. IV, 3, 173. In a moral sense: “that his soul s. not,” Meas. II, 4, 41. “when love begins to s. and decay,” Caes. IV, 2, 20. “mine eyes did s. at the sight,” Ant. III, 10, 17.
b) to feel disgust, to become weary: “whose nature --s but to speak a truth,” All's V, 3, 207. “that, surfeiting, the appetite may s. and so die,” Tw. I, 1, 3. “though the treasure of nature's germens tumble all together, even till destruction s.” Mcb. IV, 1, 60.
2) tr. to impair: “have by this so --ed their estates,” H8 I, 1, 82.
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