from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Causing vomiting.
- n. An agent that causes vomiting.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. causing nausea and vomiting
- n. an agent that induces vomiting
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its contents by the mouth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Inducing vomiting.
- n. A medicine that induces vomiting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
But of course, an emetic is out of the question in the present case.
But remember the emetic which is given at _first_ is _pure Ipecacuanha
It's like some kind of emetic factory, or something.
The emetic was a disgusting practice of Roman _bon vivants_ who were afraid of indigestion.] [Footnote 3: The verse which Cicero quotes from Lucilius is fairly equivalent to this.] [Footnote 4: Probably by way of salute; or possibly as a precaution.]
It’s like some kind of emetic factory, or something.
They contain truly novel and "fresh" images -- "the hair-trigger emetic atmosphere of his throat."
Third, each story and poem has, if available, a short epilogue from Zelazny himself explaining his own feelings about it, and also a glossary of literary references (most of which are accurate, though I wouldn't be surprised if the Miller whose writing has emetic effects is Henry rather than Arthur).
King was taken inside and an emetic administered, when he vomited up a quantity of the poison.
The thought came to him that the emetic had failed, and that nothing remained but the drugstore.
I'm just as bad bit as you, an 'I'm goin' to take a emetic.
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