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How do you use megrim in a sentence?

How do you use megrim in a sentence?


  1. 1megrimsDepression; low spirits. ‘fresh air and exercise, she generally found, could banish most megrims’ ‘Women have moods and megrims.
  2. 2A whim or fancy. ‘he moved from city to city on the whims and megrims of his employer’
  3. old-fashioned term for migraine.

What does Caprice mean?

Definition of caprice 1a : a sudden, impulsive, and seemingly unmotivated notion or action policy changes that seem to be motivated by nothing more than caprice. b : a sudden usually unpredictable condition, change, or series of changes the caprices of the weather.

What does Podagra mean in English?

Podagra, which in Greek translates to ‘foot trap’, is gout which affects the joint located between the foot and the big toe, known as the metatarsophalangeal joint. Gout, also known as gouty arthritis, results in recurrent, acute attacks of joint inflammation.

What does megrim sole taste like?

Tasty, the megrim is not. Its slightly oily flesh simply never looks as appealing as a decent white fish (cod, haddock) and in terms of taste, it hobbles in behind all other soles barring the witch and behind plaice and even flounder.

What does caprice or capricious mean?

Full Definition of capricious : governed or characterized by caprice : impulsive, unpredictable.

What are tophi made of?

Tophi are large, visible bumps made of urate crystals. “They can form in joints, bone, or cartilage,” says Kaitlin A.

Why does gout target the big toe?

Gout occurs most commonly in the big toe because uric acid is sensitive to temperature changes. At cooler temperatures, uric acid turns into crystals. Since the toe is the part of the body that is farthest from the heart, it is also the coolest part of the body and, thus, the most likely target of gout.

Is megrim sole nice?

Granted, the megrim is not quite as delicate, not quite as easy to work with or refined in texture. But to most palates it still holds flavour and it remains a pleasant flatfish to pan-fry in lemon butter, perhaps, or serve on the bone – my favourite way – in a rich tomato-and-caper sauce.