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1. reflex

noun. ['ˈriːflɛks'] an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus.

Synonyms

  • farting
  • sneeze
  • plantar reflex
  • sneezing
  • reaction
  • start
  • nictation
  • reflex action
  • light reflex
  • electric shock
  • micturition reflex
  • shake
  • puking
  • mydriasis
  • sternutation
  • pupillary reflex
  • inborn reflex
  • physiological reaction
  • disgorgement
  • reflex response
  • startle
  • belching
  • suckling reflex
  • patellar reflex
  • electrical shock
  • goose bump
  • eructation
  • hiccup
  • shock
  • goose pimple
  • blinking
  • wink
  • flush
  • jump
  • unconditioned reflex
  • belch
  • eye blink
  • tremble
  • myosis
  • rectal reflex
  • nictitation
  • breaking wind
  • regurgitation
  • oscitance
  • instinctive reflex
  • gag reflex
  • goose skin
  • rooting reflex
  • horripilation
  • yawn
  • vomit
  • goosebump
  • accommodation reflex
  • blush
  • gooseflesh
  • myotactic reflex
  • knee-jerk reflex
  • Babinski reflex
  • vomiting
  • innate reflex
  • hiccough
  • yawning
  • defecation reflex
  • stretch reflex
  • Babinski sign
  • oscitancy
  • knee jerk
  • gulping
  • emesis
  • pilomotor reflex
  • flatus
  • wind
  • shiver
  • miosis
  • gulp
  • Babinski
  • singultus
  • fart
  • winking
  • pharyngeal reflex
  • response
  • burping
  • burp

Antonyms

  • ending
  • middle
  • death
  • arrive

Etymology

  • reflexus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word gag-reflex


1. Noun Phrase
There is often a loss of the gag reflex as well.

2. Noun Phrase
She may have a sensitive gag reflex, which the doctor can discuss with you.

3. Noun Phrase
The gag reflex that you may encounter when you first wear false teeth is normal.

4.
Noun Phrase
This may stimulate the
gag reflex**, but only very temporarily until the tube is out.

2. reflex

adjective. ['ˈriːflɛks'] without volition or conscious control.

Synonyms

  • involuntary
  • automatic

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • reflexus (Latin)

3. gag

noun. ['ˈgæg'] a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter.

Synonyms

  • humour
  • wittiness
  • ethnic joke
  • good story
  • in-joke
  • sight gag
  • visual joke
  • laugh line
  • sidesplitter
  • funny story
  • howler
  • gag line
  • wit
  • belly laugh
  • scream
  • funny remark
  • funny
  • humor
  • tag line
  • thigh-slapper
  • shaggy dog story
  • joke
  • witticism
  • jape
  • sick joke
  • dirty joke
  • jest
  • blue story
  • one-liner
  • punch line
  • wow
  • dirty story
  • blue joke
  • riot

Antonyms

  • familiar
  • humorless
  • unquestionable
  • well

4. gag

verb. ['ˈgæg'] prevent from speaking out.

Synonyms

  • shut up
  • muzzle
  • quieten
  • still
  • silence
  • hush

Antonyms

  • expand
  • fire
  • stretch
  • stay

5. gag

verb. ['ˈgæg'] cause to retch or choke.

Synonyms

  • sicken

Antonyms

  • unclog
  • unstuff

6. gag

verb. ['ˈgæg'] struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake.

Synonyms

  • strangle
  • choke
  • suffocate
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • free
  • stimulate
  • deprive
  • refrain

7. gag

noun. ['ˈgæg'] restraint put into a person's mouth to prevent speaking or shouting.

Synonyms

  • constraint
  • restraint

Antonyms

  • good humor
  • ill humor
  • stupidity

8. gag

verb. ['ˈgæg'] make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit.

Synonyms

  • heave

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • be born

9. gag

verb. ['ˈgæg'] make jokes or quips.

Synonyms

  • jest
  • joke

Antonyms

  • decompress
  • decompression
  • unclasp

10. gag

verb. ['ˈgæg'] tie a gag around someone's mouth in order to silence them.

Synonyms

  • bind
  • tie

Antonyms

  • pull
  • gain
  • distributed
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