Hiccup

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Hiccup

1. A brief decline in a price during a general uptrend.

2. A brief rise in a price during a general downtrend.

In both cases, any number of factors may cause a hiccup, but the trend soon resumes.
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No affect, except that a short while later I had to take the hiccups to the loo.
YouTube user nyworkorg uploaded an adorable wolf puppy suffering from serious hiccups that time.
Clavin was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and believes that the hiccups could be a symptom of the disease.
But with no foreseeable cure for MS, he fears he will have hiccups for the rest of his life.
Nothing worked but then, after five weeks, the hiccups suddenly stopped of their own accord.
It includes a man who dialled 999 because he had the hiccups and another who claimed he had drunk too much wine and was hungover.
Last time I had hiccups, my missus told me to hold my breath for 40 minutes.
Getting rid of hiccups: I can't believe that people are still suggesting the bizzare methods to end a case of hiccups.
The gist of the story centers on a hapless hippopotamus who catches horrendous hiccups and spreads amazing disasters wherever he encounters other helpful animals hoping to help him not to hiccup.
SHOPPERS were treated to the sounds of Down Under courtesy of musical comedy group Conways' Hiccups at the start of the Tyneside Music Festival in 1986.
FED-UP Amanda Weston is desperate to get rid of hiccups - after enduring them for SIX years.