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retch
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Definition
an involuntary vomiting spasm, but generally with nothing coming up
  • Deaf to Mother's retching in the house.
    Chapter 21 (94% in)
  • There is talk of the auction, of babysitters to get home to, but mostly of Celia Foote retching in the middle of it all.
    Chapter 25 (94% in)

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