from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys

  • 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.

    Political Pamphlets


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