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  • noun Plural form of emetic.

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Examples

  • I tried the medicines most generally recommended, such as emetics, blisters, lac ammoniacum, oxymel of squills, &c. but finding little or no relief, I consulted Dr. Withering, who advised me to try the following prescription.

    An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses With Practical Remarks on Dropsy and Other Diseases

  • Patients with such complications may be treated with anti-emetics or H-2 antagonists.

    Theophylline

  • Some of the seventy-six government-approved denaturants were unpleasant but fairly mild, like soap, menthol crystals, or various emetics; others, including formaldehyde, sulphuric acid, and iodine, were out-and-out poisonous.

    LAST CALL

  • Then they made him clean the cell and left him for some days before feeding him emetics and purgatives so that he had to go through the whole process again.

    Final Resting Place of The Pen

  • Some of the seventy-six government-approved denaturants were unpleasant but fairly mild, like soap, menthol crystals, or various emetics; others, including formaldehyde, sulphuric acid, and iodine, were out-and-out poisonous.

    LAST CALL

  • Cicero, in Pro Rege Deiotaro, records that Julius Caesar "expressed a desire to vomit after dinner" vomere post cenam te velle dixisses, and says that the dictator took emetics for this purpose.

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  • In Benito Mussolini's era, one intimidation tactic was to force citizens to drink emetics and other liquids.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • In Benito Mussolini's era, one intimidation tactic was to force citizens to drink emetics and other liquids.

    Naomi Wolf: Read Part Two of the Introduction to End of America

  • Well, well, well ... the emetics never stop coming.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • But if there be no fever, we must give emetics, as has been said, and administer the other remedies which are applicable when the fever is not of a continual type; but if continual fever be present, we must not give strong medicines, but enjoin abstinence from solid food and soups, and give water for drink, and not allow wine but oxyglyky (a composition from vinegar and honey?).

    On Fractures

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