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Heart-burning vs Heartburn

heart-burningan embittered, resentful state of mind:

  • To avoid the heart-burning that may otherwise be caused by so frank a history as I intend this to be, I am going to be nonspecific in dealing with the people…

heartburnan uncomfortable burning sensation in the lower chest, usually caused by stomach acid:

  • Heartburn is caused by stomach acid flowing back into the esophagus. Changing the diet can help to prevent heartburn.