splitting headache


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splitting headache

Fig. a severe headache, as if one's head were splitting open. I'm sorry, I can't. I have a splitting headache. Maybe Fred will play bridge with you. This splitting headache has been going on for hours.
See also: headache, splitting
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A nervous-system link between the head and the heart could account for anecdotal reports of people whose only sign of heart disease is a splitting headache, Chandler suggests.
For the reluctant skeptic, kinetic art of the '60s may recall nothing so much as a splitting headache.
I didn't really have any symptoms, other than a splitting headache after I got hit in the head.
But just as she reaches the airport, a splitting headache kicks in.
Calum fell ill at his home in Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, just days before the end of December 2010 complaining of a cold and a splitting headache.
It may be unrelated to the TV orgy, but come full-time I had a splitting headache.
London, June 7 (ANI): It looks like Anne Hathaway is taking her role as Catwoman in the new Batman film seriously, after she hit a stuntman in the eye with the butt of a gun, and gave him a whopping shiner and a splitting headache.
DIANA, Princess of Wales was left with a splitting headache on her wedding day because she was not used to wearing a tiara, her brother Earl Spencer has revealed.
At 10am, the sun was shining brightly, I had a splitting headache and there was only hour left for me to reach Jumeirah.
Though carried off by ambulance men, the tough Huddersfield full-back returned, and despite nursing a splitting headache did all he was called on to do, except kick the goals.
The revolving door of compliance changes seems to be spinning out of control causing both motion sickness and a splitting headache for corporations and their aforementioned legal and regulatory department.
It'd give an inveterate states rightist like Thomas Jefferson a splitting headache, chasing him up the mountainside to Monticello, there to hide his head under the blankets, this endless chatter over whether the states or the reds or both or neither should regulate the business of insurance.
It was like ammonia, and it immediately gave me a splitting headache.
I got up, and I had a huge pain across my shoulders and a splitting headache, but I stayed in the water because the water was comfortable.