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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUKING

Doubts, hesitations, sentiment the muling and puking of this twilight age—!

Prithee, do dismiss this puking fellow, that he mayn't worry us to death.

One afternoon I came upon Dan, Baxter's son, puking in the bushes, not far from the tents.

They struck Fleetwood with a curious reminder of the puking inexperienced, whom he had seen subsequently plunge suicidally.

I declare that the Jardinire is a puking, smirking miss, with nothing heavenly about her.

Raoul felt bile rising in his throat and bit his lips hard to stop himself from puking.

A mewling and puking infant under these conditions is a nuisance and must be brought up elsewhere.

Dey sets around de little ones and keeps everything off by puking.

I declare that the "Jardinire" is a puking, smirking miss, with nothing heavenly about her.

WORD ORIGIN

1600, probably of imitative origin (cf. German spucken "to spit," Latin spuere); first recorded in the "Seven Ages of Man" speech in Shakespeare's "As You Like It." Related: Puked; puking.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.