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headache

noun

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1 a dull, unpleasant, or difficult piece of work
  • filling out all the required forms was a real headache

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2 something that is a source of irritation
  • one of the headaches of being a band teacher is never knowing if the school's music program will be cut

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The first known use of headache was before the 12th century

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“Headache.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/headache. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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