Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of eructation.

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Examples

  • If we could have more of this pecksniffian garble it enhance the whiff of sanctimony that rises from these eructations like fumes from a distant latrine.

    Notes from the British HCR experience

  • Here you could get the full effect of the calliope, an old-fashioned steam organ that let loose with melodious eructations whenever the ship left port.

    In Twain’s Wake

  • In cases of chronic lientery, acid eructations supervening when there were none previously, is a good symptom.

    Aphorisms

  • Persons having acid eructations are not very apt to be seized with pleurisy.

    Aphorisms

  • A belch. “… it is thus an orifice, and gives ceaseless issue to eructations …” otiosity.

    Continuing to Improve My Vocabulary « So Many Books

  • The code-speech of racist right-wingers, and the repeated racist eruptions and prejudiced eructations of supposed non-racists, have grown more sophisticated over the years, but it seems hard to believe – and on the evidence impossible to credit – that those patterns have noticeably diminished since “even a few years ago”.

    What Has Changed? « Lean Left

  • For a moment nothing was to be seen but tumbled water, and — then there came belching up from below, with immense gulping noises, eructations of steam and air and petrol and fragments of canvas and woodwork and men.

    The War in the Air

  • His credentials notwithstanding, it is a very silly diatribe that makes a series of false claims—claims that are trivial to dismiss, but in that fine tradition of the Gish gallop and Hovind's rambling free-association eructations, he makes a lot of them.

    The Panda's Thumb: November 2006 Archives

  • There had, indeed, been about a century of beepings and twitterings and electro-eructations before composers had mastered their now infinite powers and had once again successfully married technology and art.

    The Songs of Distant Earth

  • As if to prove his point, Justine gave several huge eructations but held her gorge.

    The Thorn Birds

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