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retches

verb
present tense third-person singular of retch

Synonyms of retches

to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • the smell of rotten cabbage makes me retch

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“Retches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retches. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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