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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Retch(0.01430 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Retch.
English → English (WordNet)
n : an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; “a bad case of
the heaves” [syn: heave]
v 1: 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” [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge,
cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge,
puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk,
regurgitate, throw up] [ant: keep down]
2: make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit [syn:
English → English (gcide)
Retch \Retch\ (r[e^]ch or r[=e]ch; 277), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
Retched (r[e^]cht); p. pr. & vb. n. Retching.] [AS.
hr[ae]can to clear the throat, hawk, fr. hraca throat; akin
to G. rachen, and perhaps to E. rack neck.]
To make an effort to vomit; to strain, as in vomiting.
[Written also reach.]
Beloved Julia, hear me still beseeching!
(Here he grew inarticulate with retching.) --Byron.
Retch \Retch\, v. t. & i. [See Reck.]
To care for; to heed; to reck. [Obs.] --Chaucer.