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qualm

A sudden feeling of nausea or faintness.
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The dead languages were taught with such thoroughness that an old boy seldom thought of Homer or Virgil in after life without a qualm of boredom; and though in the common room at dinner one or two bolder spirits suggested that mathematics were of increasing importance, the general feeling was that they were a less noble study than the classics.
Their long arms, their short and crooked legs, their close-set, evil eyes, and their low, receding foreheads gave them a bestial appearance that sent a qualm of paralyzing fright through the shaken nerves of the Belgian.
The thought that these human fiends would devour him when the dance was done caused him not a single qualm of horror or disgust.
Marilla felt a qualm of conscience at the thought of handing Anne over to her tender mercies.
PAUL POGBA had no qualms about leaving Manchester United in the first place and would probably have no qualms about leaving them again.
Summary: The 27-year-old actress said she has no qualms about declining to pose for selfies with her fans
Arutz Sheva has decided to publish the entire content of the president's statement, due to its groundbreaking and forthright analysis of an issue that may be repeated as liberal Jewish America has less and less qualms about hurting the Jewish state.
RSS Bhagwat Shah did not have qualms about Rahul attending the protest in JNU, but had misgivings about the slogans raised therein
SAM WARBURTON insists he has no qualms about not being named as captain following his return to the Wales team to face Scotland.
Pardew - who worked with Elliot at Charlton - said: "I'd have no qualms about Rob though.
Instead of setting plants 2 feet apart, the Qualms plant them about 3 feet apart.