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ill-luck

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  • ill — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (usu. predic.; often foll. by with) out of health; sick (is ill; was taken ill with pneumonia; mentally ill people). 2 (of health) unsound, disordered. 3 wretched, unfavourable (ill fortune; ill luck). 4 harmful (ill… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ill — [[t]ɪ̱l[/t]] ♦♦ ills 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Someone who is ill is suffering from a disease or a health problem. In November 1941 Payne was seriously ill with pneumonia... I was feeling ill... If damp, musty buildings make you ill, mould is …   English dictionary

  • Luck — Luck, n. [Akin to D. luk, geluk, G. gl[ u]ck, Icel. lukka, Sw. lycka, Dan. lykke, and perh. to G. locken to entice. Cf. 3d {Gleck}.] That which happens to a person; an event, good or ill, affecting one s interests or happiness, and which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Luck penny — Luck Luck, n. [Akin to D. luk, geluk, G. gl[ u]ck, Icel. lukka, Sw. lycka, Dan. lykke, and perh. to G. locken to entice. Cf. 3d {Gleck}.] That which happens to a person; an event, good or ill, affecting one s interests or happiness, and which is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ill — [adj1] sick afflicted, ailing, a wreck*, below par*, bummed*, diseased, down, down with, feeling awful, feeling rotten, feeling terrible, got the bug*, indisposed, infirm, laid low*, off one’s feet*, on sick list*, out of sorts*, peaked, poorly,… …   New thesaurus

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  • ill fortune — noun Bad luck • • • Main Entry: ↑ill …   Useful english dictionary

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