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ver·tig·i·nous

(ver-tij'i-nŭs),
Relating to or suffering from vertigo.

vertiginous

(vər-tĭj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Turning about an axis; revolving or whirling.
2. Affected by vertigo; dizzy.

ver·tig′i·nous·ly adv.
ver·tig′i·nous·ness n.

vertiginous

adjective Related to vertigo, dizzy

ver·tig·i·nous

(vĕr-tij'i-nŭs)
Relating to or suffering from vertigo.
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