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synonyms for emetics

  • aperient
  • emetic
  • laxative
  • physic
  • purge
  • aperitive
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How to use emetics in a sentence

Aconite … night boat … sea sick … emetics … exhaustion … stimulants … hard drinking … spontaneous combustion … animal charcoal.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Any one of these emetics is useful in instances where it is desirable to empty the stomach at once.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
Mr. Atkinson, the surgeon, was then sent for, and by administering emetics saved the lives of the family.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
Some practitioners recommend emetics, and bleeding if the patient be of a full plethoric habit.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
If incantations fail, emetics, purgatives, or blood-letting are prescribed.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Emetics, saline medicines, and gentle aperients were necessary to alleviate these.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
Go, my boy; cram her with emetics, then shovel in your purgatives.
THE WHITE ROSE OF MEMPHISWILLIAM C. FALKNER
They usually produce the effect of repeated emetics, and cause great perspiration.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
They usually produce the effect of repeated emetics and cause great perspiration.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
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totemicadjective | [toh-tem-ik ]SEE DEFINITION