Synonyms of retch in English:


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1‘he was sick in the road and stayed there for several minutes, retching’

gag, heave, dry-heave, reach, convulse, almost vomit, have nausea, feel nauseous
informal keck

2‘he retched all over the table’

vomit, cough up, bring something up, regurgitate
British be sick
North American get sick
informal puke, puke something up, chunder, chuck up, hurl, spew, do the technicolor yawn
British informal honk, sick something up
Scottish informal boke
North American informal spit up, barf, upchuck, toss one's cookies, blow chunks