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The soft sounds of retching filtered back into the black stillness.

My lean is usually being doubled-over, dry-retching into a waste paper basket.

Nurse: Yes she is quite stable at the night, she hasn't had any retching with me and she has been sleeping on and off.

Except in gastric ulcer, the danger lies in the retching produced, and the tube can safely be used if the patient takes it easily.

The oxalic acid in sorrel is an irritant poison, causing retching and violent pains.

I jammed it on my head and then grabbed my throat and made horrendous retching noises.

The pain from his wounds was excruciating, so that each muscular effort brought a retching groan from him.

He collapsed, retching, and only after the first spasms had passed was he able to crawl to the grotto.


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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retching, such as: airsickness, biliousness, car sickness, mal de mer, motion sickness, and nauseousness.

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