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- adj. Archaic form of emetic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Inducing to vomit; producing vomiting; emetic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as emetic.
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And indeed Edwards was wearing the jacket in which he had indulged in that emetical luxury, his first cigar, two evenings previously.
Such terrors would disgrace a cook-maid, or a toothless aunt -- when they fall from the lips of bearded and senatorial men, they are nauseous, antiperistaltic, and emetical.