Cough

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A 'cough' often suggests illness, used to show concern or sympathy. SlideI hope your cough gets better soon.
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Describing CoughsPlay
'Cough' can be qualified for specifics, like 'dry' for no mucus or 'wet' for lots of it. SlideThe dry cough has been bothering her all night.
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DisruptionPlay
A 'cough' can interrupt a quiet environment, often seen as polite to cover mouths. SlideHis loud cough disturbed the silence in the library.