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spew

spew

 
pronunciation:
spyu
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: spewed, spewing, spews
definition 1: to spurt out (food brought up from the stomach); vomit.
synonyms:
disgorge, heave, vomit
similar words:
barf, regurgitate, upchuck
definition 2: to eject with force, energy, or enthusiasm.
The volcano spews lava.He spewed the words out.
synonyms:
belch, disgorge, erupt, vomit
similar words:
discharge, eject, expel, gush, issue, spout, spurt
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to vomit.
synonyms:
disgorge
similar words:
barf, regurgitate, upchuck, vomit
definition 2: to be ejected or discharged with force, in abundance, or the like.
Words spewed out of her.
synonyms:
belch, erupt, spout
similar words:
exhaust, gush, spurt, vomit
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part of speech: noun
definition: that which is vomited; vomit.
synonyms:
vomit
similar words:
barf, discharge, exhaust, gush, spurt
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