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retch

(rech),
To make an involuntary effort to vomit.
[A.S. hraecan, to hawk]

retch

(rĕch)
v. retched, retching, retches
v.intr.
To try to vomit.
v.tr.
To vomit.

retch n.

retch

Etymology: AS, hraecan, to spit
a strong, wrenching attempt to vomit that does not bring up anything. Compare eructation, vomit.

retch

(rech)
To make an involuntary effort to vomit.
[A.S. hraecan, to hawk]

retch

vomiting movements without the production of regurgitus.
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