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Synonyms for retch

Noun

1. heave, retch, spasm
usage: an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; "a bad case of the heaves"

Verb

1. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
usage: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
2. gag, heave, retch
usage: make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
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