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synonyms for retching

  • airsickness
  • biliousness
  • car sickness
  • mal de mer
  • motion sickness
  • nauseousness
  • qualms
  • queasiness
  • regurgitation
  • seasickness
  • sickness
  • squeamishness
  • vomiting
  • abhorrence
  • aversion
  • disgust
  • distaste
  • loathing
  • repugnance
  • repulsion
  • revulsion
  • detestation
  • odium

antonyms for retching

MOST RELEVANT
  • relish
  • fondness
  • liking
  • partiality
  • predilection
  • preference
  • taste
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How to use retching in a sentence

Except in gastric ulcer, the danger lies in the retching produced, and the tube can safely be used if the patient takes it easily.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The oxalic acid in sorrel is an irritant poison, causing retching and violent pains.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR
I jammed it on my head and then grabbed my throat and made horrendous retching noises.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
The pain from his wounds was excruciating, so that each muscular effort brought a retching groan from him.
'DRAG' HARLANCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
He collapsed, retching, and only after the first spasms had passed was he able to crawl to the grotto.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
I had the ear-ache in both ears; a most horrid retching about the stomach.
THE WHITE ROSE OF MEMPHISWILLIAM C. FALKNER
The retching and writhing of the sick man had begun to weaken, but it was still not too late to save him.
BADGE OF INFAMYLESTER DEL REY
The pulse ranged from 80 to 90; the appetite was impaired, and there was in the morning a tendency to retching.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NATURE OF BLACK PHTHISISARCHIBALD MAKELLAR
I felt the furred fingers at the back of my throat, gagged, struggled briefly and doubled up in uncontrollable retching.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
But ever since that ailment he had been subject every month or six weeks to attacks of sickness, attended with violent retching.
THACKERAYANAWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RETCHING

  • abhorrence
  • airsickness
  • aversion
  • biliousness
  • car sickness
  • detestation
  • disgust
  • distaste
  • loathing
  • mal de mer
  • motion sickness
  • nauseousness
  • odium
  • qualms
  • queasiness
  • regurgitation
  • repugnance
  • repulsion
  • retching
  • revulsion
  • seasickness
  • sickness
  • squeamishness
  • vomiting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.