violently ill


: so nauseated so as to cause one to vomit
He became violently ill.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Taissa then gets violently ill. Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Apr. 2023 Perhaps the most moving scene in the production is when Martin’s Molina tends to González’s Valentin, who has soiled himself after becoming violently ill. Charles Mcnulty, Los Angeles Times, 6 Apr. 2023 One day in mid-October, Ramos ate the shelter’s undercooked lasagna and soon started feeling violently ill. Rick Jervis, USA TODAY, 2 Nov. 2022 Right on cue, sometime in the middle of that night roughly eight hours later, Hickman became violently ill with crippling stomach pain, and continuous vomiting and diarrhea. Gretchen Cuda Kroen, cleveland, 10 Oct. 2022 After eating some of the mussels common to the area, half of the party became violently ill. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Apr. 2022 Mitchell describes Dunn's final days as suspicious; one night after a dinner, Dunn fell violently ill. CNN, 3 Mar. 2021 Navalny, 44, became violently ill on a flight to Moscow in August. Tyler Van Dyke, Washington Examiner, 21 Dec. 2020 Navalny, one of Putin's fiercest critics, fell violently ill on a flight from Siberia to Moscow on Aug. 20. Barnini Chakraborty, Fox News, 8 Oct. 2020 See More

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“Violently ill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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