Antonyms for racking:
Synonyms for racking:
hack up, spit up.
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 1 (noun)
tickle, hack up, hacking cough, cough, hack.
distressing, aching, Cramping, inflaming, throbbing, smarting, wrenching, stitching, anguishing, suffering, stinging, agonizing, Paining, chafing, hurting, tormenting, Afflicting, irritating, Discomforting.
Usage examples for racking:
- He tried other sources, all he could think of, racking his brains as he went about town, but still he could not raise a loan. - "His Family", Ernest Poole.
- His head throbbed wildly, the racking pain throughout his frame increased, while a raging fire seemed creeping through his veins. - "At the Time Appointed", A. Maynard Barbour.
- You should receive my letter on Wednesday, probably in the evening; but in case it may be delayed, I suggest that you meet me in London on Thursday afternoon"- he paused, racking his brain for some suitable meeting place-" at four o'clock, in the Winter Garden of the Empire Hotel. - "The Imaginary Marriage", Henry St. John Cooper.