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vomit

vom·it

vomit

 
pronunciation:
va miht
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: vomited, vomiting, vomits
definition: to throw up food and other contents of the stomach through the mouth.
He vomited all night and didn't go to school the next day.
similar words:
heave
 
part of speech: noun
definition: matter that is vomited.
He cleaned up the vomit from the floor.
similar words:
spew
derivation: vomitous (adj.)
Word Builder: vomit +
  • vomiting:
    the act of bringing up food and liquid from the stomach through the mouth.
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  excrete, food