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All Quiet on the Western Front
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retch
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • This deathly exhalation from the shell-holes seems to be a mixture of chloroform and putrefaction, and fills us with nausea and retching.

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  • The smell made me retch.
  • Then I grew sick, and retched to vomit, but could not, for I had nothing in my stomach to bring up.
    Daniel Defoe  --  The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

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