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gagging

verb
present participle of gag

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1 to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • the terrible smell of rotting fish made me gag

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2 to experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe
  • took a bite that was too large and began to gag

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3 to make jokes
  • the actor typically mugs and gags through his movies, but in his latest vehicle he plays it straight

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“Gagging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gagging. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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