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retch up

To vomit (something). A noun or pronoun can be used between "retch" and "up." I feel so sick after that car ride, I think I may retch up. The poor kid retched his lunch up after being spun around so fast.
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retch up

v.
To eject some contents of the stomach by vomiting: I retched up my dinner. The baby retched the mashed carrots up.
See also: up
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In the case of food bloat, if a dog has vomited repeatedly or retched up fluid, he is losing electrolytes and water.
Lithuanian national Inesa Poyarkova retched up the haul as she was being taken into custody by officers investigating illegal trading in Belfast, a judge was told.
Ambassador to Lebanon, David Hale, on Monday retched up the pressure on Lebanon's political pillars to join efforts in a bid elect a new president and avoid having to pay the costly price of presidential vacuum.