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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On the one hand, their stem alternant that directly precedes -ik cannot cooccur with the imperative morpheme, e.g., *csukljon 'let him hiccough', *kotljon 'let him brood', *hamljon 'let him be peeling'.
There was another pause and another stifled hiccough or sob.
Thus, the noises of her hiccough were of ten transformed into veritable words; now and then, she would repeat: "all right," and "all rock," which sounded like the name of her medical attendant.
The ABC "The One" hiccough notwithstanding, Layfield says they're staying the course.
He was in total control and broke Soderling in the seventh game of the second and the first and third of the fourth to take a 2-1 lead and seemingly put the early hiccough behind him.
If you buy that line, then Iraq is just kind of a hiccough. I don't buy it.
The OED goes from ya to ywrought, Johnson from yacht to yux 'hiccough,' (not in the OED).
And I stumbled upon some of his other command perfor- mances, including Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-as-Sir Lancelot and the Guard Who Doesn't Hiccough but Tries to Get Things Straight.
"She just had the one hiccough, but she came through it well.
Astringent: Dry choking sensation in the throat; hiccough, burping; loves oily foods and mushy soups; craves sweet, sour and salty tastes; tendency toward constipation.
It is difficult to put aside and is, in the modern vernacular, "a good read." The author traces the history of the Enigma machine from its beginnings in Belgium and Germany in 1931 to what the author titles the "Last Hiccough," in June 1944.
Glottic closure occurs during the sneezing reflex and during hiccough, a complex reflex that remains poorly understood.