Sicken

Sick"en

, v. i. 1. To become sick; to fall into disease.
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The judges that sat upon the jail, and those that attended, sickened upon it and died.
Bacon.
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2. To be filled to disgust; to be disgusted or nauseated; to be filled with abhorrence or aversion; to be surfeited or satiated.
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Mine eyes did sicken at the sight.
Shak.
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3. To become disgusting or tedious.
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The toiling pleasure sickens into pain.
Goldsmith.
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4. To become weak; to decay; to languish.
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All pleasures sicken, and all glories sink.
Pope.
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