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1. emetic

noun. ['ɪˈmɛtɪk'] a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting.

Synonyms

  • remedy
  • ipecac
  • therapeutic
  • powdered mustard
  • curative
  • dry mustard
  • vomitive
  • nauseant
  • vomit

Antonyms

  • stay
  • falsify
  • unhealthful
  • keep down

Etymology

  • ἔμετος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἐμέω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Emetic

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Example sentences of the word emetic


1. Adjective
It is also used as an emetic for coughs and fevers.

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