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verb as in disgorge

verb as in gag

verb as in vomit

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Example Sentences

There’s no real reason why one person might crave bacon-flavored ice cream with pickles while the thought of that might make another retch.

The tickling went on for some time until Bumper, in spite of himself, began to gag and retch.

Kin I skiver er humans clean clar ercross de dissart, und retch back ter de eend o' de yeth, wid dese wun-eyed specks?

Acid smoke wreathed up from the valley making Shann retch and cough.

But at the thought of more eggs, Shann's stomach knotted in pain and he began to retch.

The devil drank and ate to his hearts content; in fact he took so much that he was very uncomfortable, and began to retch.


On this page you'll find 146 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retch, such as: regurgitate, discharge, spew, upchuck, be sick, and lose one's lunch.

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