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3 definitions found
 for Emetic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emetic \E*met"ic\, a. [L. emeticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to vomit, akin
     to L. vomere: cf. F. ['e]m['e]tique. See Vomit.] (Med.)
     Inducing to vomit; exciting the stomach to discharge its
     contents by the mouth. -- n. A medicine which causes
     vomiting.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  emetic
      n 1: a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting [syn: emetic,
           vomit, vomitive, nauseant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "emetic":
     abstergent, cathartic, cleaner, cleaning, cleaning agent,
     cleaning solvent, cleanser, cleansing, cleansing cream, cold cream,
     cream, dentifrice, depurant, depurative, detergent, disgustingness,
     diuretic, enema, expurgatory, fetidness, foulness, holystone,
     loathsomeness, lotion, lustral, mouthwash, nastiness, nauseant,
     nauseousness, obnoxiousness, odiousness, offensiveness,
     overripeness, pumice stone, purgative, purge, purging,
     purificatory, purifier, purifying, rancidity, rancidness, rankness,
     repugnance, repulsiveness, rinse, rottenness, shampoo, sickener,
     soap, solvent, synthetic detergent, tooth powder, toothpaste,
     vileness, vomit, vomitive, vomitory, wash
  
  

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