dropsically

dropsical

[drop-si-kuhl]
adjective
of, like, or affected with dropsy.

Origin:
1670–80; drops(y) + -ical

dropsically, adverb
dropsicalness, noun
nondropsical, adjective
nondropsically, adverb
undropsical, adjective
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dropsy (ˈdrɒpsɪ)
 
n
1.  pathol a condition characterized by an accumulation of watery fluid in the tissues or in a body cavity
2.  slang a tip or bribe
 
[C13: shortened from ydropesie, from Latin hydrōpisis, from Greek hudrōps, from hudōr water]
 
dropsical
 
adj
 
'dropsied
 
adj
 
'dropsically
 
adv

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dropsical drop·si·cal (drŏp'sĭ-kəl)
adj.
Relating to or suffering from dropsy.

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