from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
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- adjective Inducing to vomit; producing vomiting; emetic.
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- adjective Archaic form of
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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.