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froth

(frôth, frŏth)
n.
1. A mass of bubbles in or on a liquid; foam.
2. Salivary foam released as a result of disease or exhaustion.
v. (also frôth, frŏth) frothed, frothing, froths
v.tr.
1. To cover with foam.
2. To cause to foam.
v.intr.
To exude or expel foam: a dog frothing at the mouth.
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Continental Airlines, a US carrier, has been criticised by a Canadian family who say they were forced to sit next to a critically ill man who frothed at the mouth and died during the flight.
Throughout day 1 of illness, the bat periodically "frothed at the mouth" and had repeated lordotic spasms, during which it vocalized loudly.
Furious Darren Mann frothed at the mouth as he menaced wife Jette with the sword and a 10-inch butcher's knife and pulled out chunks of her hair.