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adj. worse (wûrs), worst (wûrst)
1. Not healthy; sick: I began to feel ill last week.
2. Not normal; unsound: an ill condition of body and mind.
(used with a pl. verb) Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.


(ĭl) [Old Norse illr, bad]
Sick; not healthy; diseased.

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Q. Is there any way to control the sickness? Hi everybody. I am asking this question from my friend user name. I am 26 and in the first trimester. Whole day sickness hurts me a lot. Smell of any kind of food is horrible. It’s becoming more frustrating; even television commercials make me nauseous. Is there any way to control the sickness?

A. In the first half of pregnancy, sickness and nausea are quite common. For some woman it goes after three months and in very rare cases where woman has the chances of doubles or triplets, nausea and vomiting symptom stays on. Yes, there are ways to control the sickness. Some of them are try to have food in short intervals but make sure not to be hungry. Drink more of fruit juices and water especially lemon. Avoid spicy food and smell that could make you worse. If none of the remedies suggested are going to work out for you, it is better to consult your physician. Hope you get benefited with this.

Q. Is garlic helpful in heart ailments? I have heard that garlic is very good for cardiac health and using in curries or cooked with foods will be helpful. I have also heard that it has anti-inflammatory substances and also helps in weight loss. Is garlic helpful in heart ailments?

A. It acts as antioxidant and reduces the amount of free radicals in your body. It’s helpful once taken raw. But the raw garlic can cause bad breadth and blistering of skin and diarrhea. So, there should be a reduced intake of raw garlic. It’s better to have garlic in a cooked up form like in curries or with vegetables. This will also give the desired benefits of garlic and the side effect of over consumption of garlic will also be reduced.

Q. How is morning sickness treated? I have been suffering from morning sickness all throughout my first 4 weeks of pregnancy. Is there a way to treat morning sickness?

A. Morning sickness during first few weeks of pregnancy is very common. Here is some information about morning sickness and how to deal with it -

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With Ryan Giggs ill at ease on the wrong wing at Stamford Bridge and too many lightweights on show at West Brom, there is a growing inability at United to produce the unexpected, to conjure up - a la Duff, Henry, Bergkamp or Mutu - that piece of solo brilliance.
Gilles is ill at ease, but he has no option: What is happening must be lived through, and he sets himself to do it.
Although defiantly grubby and painfully ill at ease, he exudes an underdog charm by virtue of his honesty and his willingness to be as hard on himself as on everyone else.
Not longer cheerful and studious, Amanda is unhappy and ill at ease with her life and her changing body, and her grades are dropping.
But his vocals were stacked high on top of off-kilter rhythms that left the crowd ill at ease.
Those, I suppose, were just some of my thoughts at the awards ceremony as I looked at Taylor, who was awkward, lanky, ill at ease, yet totally in command at the rostrum, and I remembered all the fun of discovery he had provided me over the past four decades.