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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Ron was making retching noises; Hermione stammered, "That m-must have b-been the T-Tongue-Tying Curse Mad-Eye set up for Snape!"
  • He choked and retched, trying to continue on his way despite being unable to walk straight.
  • There was a sudden explosion of choking and retching, plus a good deal of thumping, by the sound of it.
  • Choking and retching, soaking and colder than he had ever been in his life, he came to facedown in the snow.
  • Malfoy fell off the broom and lay facedown, gasping, coughing, 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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