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retch
used in Rose Red

3 uses
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Definition
an involuntary vomiting spasm, but generally with nothing coming up
  • Evil. filled with tainted fish, the stomach is already informed but has not yet signaled the brain to retch. filled with the gray.
    2 — 1907 (36% in)
  • He retches, gripped by a pain in the stomach, and I am reminded of our encounter in the Cairo market, all those years before.
    8 — 1917 (17% in)
  • I fell to my knees, and I retched.
    8 — 1917 (72% in)

There are no more uses of "retch" in Rose Red.

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