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1. retch

verb. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

Synonyms

  • barf
  • be sick
  • upchuck
  • egest
  • vomit
  • pass
  • sick
  • puke
  • throw up
  • vomit up
  • disgorge
  • honk
  • excrete
  • purge
  • eliminate
  • cat
  • spue
  • regorge
  • cast
  • spew
  • regurgitate

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate

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2. retch

noun. an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting.

Synonyms

  • spasm

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • stay in place

3. retch

verb. make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit.

Synonyms

  • gag

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • decertify

Example sentences of the word retch


1. Verb, base form
They might appear to retch while coughing, as if something were stuck in his throat.

2. Noun, singular or mass
However, sometimes hair will remain in her stomach or small intestine, causing Fluffy to cough, gag or retch until she vomits a mass of matted hair.

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