retching


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retching

 [rech´ing]
a strong involuntary effort to vomit.

retch·ing

(rech'ing),
Gastric and esophageal movements of vomiting without expulsion of vomitus.

retching

/retch·ing/ (rech´ing) strong involuntary effort to vomit.

retch·ing

(rech'ing)
Gastric and esophageal movements of vomiting without expulsion of vomitus.
Synonym(s): dry vomiting, vomiturition.

retch·ing

(rech'ing)
Gastric and esophageal movements of vomiting without expulsion of vomitus.
Synonym(s): vomiturition.

retching

an unproductive effort to vomit.
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Pollyanna would be on her knees retching in the gutter.
He died, retching on poisonous gas--as did two other workers trying to rescue him.
Nausea was defined as a subjective unpleasant sensation associated with awareness of the urge to vomit; retching was defined as the laboured, spasmodic, rhythmic contractions of the respiratory muscles without the expulsion of gastric contents; vomiting was defined as the forceful expulsion of gastric contents from mouth.
In this life you could fall at every stride, Maybe your cat or hamster has just died, And you're inclined to drown your tears in drink, But hold your horses before you decide: You may end up arrested, in the clink, Or at least retching in the kitchen sink.
The big day itself gets off to an ominous start as a hungover Kerry starts retching dangerously near to the dress, and only gets worse when a drunken Bernice staggers into the church.
Pathologist Gert Syman was reportedly interrupted by Pistorius' sobbing and retching while he was giving testimony on Reeva's injuries who was shot dead by Pistorius on Valentine's Day last year.
The double-amputee runner, hunched over on a bench, reacted to the description of Miss Steenkamp's wounds by vomiting and retching, prompting Judge Masipa to halt the evidence to ask chief defence lawyer Barry Roux to attend to his client.
Nothing succeeds like excess: Hostel Part II had audiences retching in bags, too.
When the pupils and other audience members came to socialise and/or use the bar and toilet facilities in the interval break loud expressions of distaste and sometimes retching could be heard on approaching this area.
A father I'd previously thought of as a regular kind of guy didn't turn a hair when his son, a formidable prop himself, was hurled skywards before landing with a thud on the grass retching and winded.
Suits him here though, given that he's playing a no-nonsense copper who seems constantly on the verge of retching at all the icky, gooey, fluidy corpse-related nonsense that Tara Fitzgerald and her team of forensics get up to.