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noun cho·rea \kə-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of CHOREA

:  any of various nervous disorders of infectious or organic origin marked by spasmodic movements of the limbs and facial muscles and by incoordination—called also Saint Vitus' dance; see huntington's disease, sydenham's chorea
cho·re·at·ic \ˌkōr-ē-ˈat-ik, ˌkr-\ adjective
cho·re·ic \kə-ˈrē-ik\ adjective
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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