Examples of spleen in a Sentence
vented her spleen and felt much better for having done so
the bill's failure to pass in the legislature was due to nothing more than partisan spleen
Recent Examples of spleen from the Web
Piazza died of severe head, spleen and abdominal injuries from falling down basement stairs the night of a pledge bid acceptance ceremony, according to testimony from a forensic pathologist.
Other parts of the immune system include the thymus, spleen, lymph nodes, lymphocytes, white blood cells, and antibodies.
Or a sprinter shattering multiple bones or lacerating his or her spleen during the 100 meters.
After more of 12 hours waiting, José Daniel was admitted because his liver and spleen were inflamed.
The cause was a ruptured spleen and pneumonia, said a son, Chris Garnett.
The 9-millimeter slug tore through his pancreas, spleen, diaphragm, and lungs, leaving him severely injured.
Their lymph nodes were enlarged, as were their spleens, but the men appeared to be free of disease.
Even though Jamie has already broken her collarbone and pelvis, and once ruptured her spleen.
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belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness;
Synonym Discussion of spleen
- felt no malice toward their former enemies
- a look of dark malevolence
- ill will provoked by a careless remark
- petty insults inspired by spite
- a life consumed by motiveless malignity
- venting his spleen against politicians
- never one to harbor a grudge
SPLEEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spleen for English Language Learners
: an organ located near your stomach that destroys worn-out red blood cells and produces white blood cells
: feelings of anger
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