throwing up

present participle of throw up
1
as in vomiting
to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth she must have eaten something that didn't agree with her because she threw up right after dinner

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as in throwing together
to make or assemble roughly or hastily when the townspeople realized that the President's motorcade would be coming through on its way to the conference, they threw up a hasty "Welcome" sign

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“Throwing up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/throwing%20up. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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