splitting headache


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splitting headache

A very intense, painful headache, i.e., one that makes one's head feel as though it is splitting apart. We were up all night drinking cheap wine, and I woke up the next morning with a splitting headache. I've had this splitting headache for nearly four hours, and nothing I do seems to help.
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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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She even showed her concern, when the accused mentioned that he had a splitting headache.
But a few days later, the weather is stormy, you are seated near someone wearing a heavy perfume, and you just eat one piece of chocolate then you are suddenly hit with a splitting headache.
On the Sunday after my exams I woke up and had a really splitting headache.
I then had a splitting headache that lasted for hours, despite a mega dose of aspirin.
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It was superb fun while it lasted, because I happen to be one of those people who get a splitting headache with active 3D, after about 10 minutes of faffing around.
Button emerged from his car at the end of the Canadian Grand Prix with a splitting headache such was the uncomfortable ride he had experienced, describing it as one of the worst of his life.
Simple, reusable, and environmentally friendly, the ice bag has been used for decades for all sorts of alignments: fever, mending muscles after a taxing workout or heavy physical labor, or giving relief for that splitting headache.
My mild-mannered bro, suffering from a splitting headache, decided to turn it off for 20 minutes for some respite and the rest you can probably work out.
Because she had a splitting headache, miss," came the reply.
There was a major recession, so the only drug that even the most debauched pill popper could afford was half an aspirin, for a splitting headache.
I come out from the theatre, drained, with a splitting headache from the baby's crying, and having heard half the dialogue, left with no interest in a perfectly good, gripping film.
Which might give them something like a splitting headache.
Women with raised blood pressure, severe sickness while pregnant, dizziness, a splitting headache, blurred vision or felt a slowing down of the baby's movements, should break their fast and consult a doctor.