verb (used without object)
to make efforts to vomit.
verb (used with object)
the act or an instance of retching.
(intransitive) to undergo an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; heave
an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
v. retched, retch·ing, retch·es
To try to vomit.
/ret’kon/ retroactive continuity. The common situation in fiction where a new story “reveals” things about events in previous stories, usually leaving the “facts” the same (thus preserving continuity) while completely changing their interpretation. For example, revealing that a whole season of “Dallas” was a dream was a retcon. This term was once thought to have […]
1. retained. 2. retired. 3. returned. abbreviation 1. retired 2. retained 3. returned retd 1. retained 2. retired 3. returned
noun, plural retia [ree-shee-uh, -shuh, -tee-uh] /ˈri ʃi ə, -ʃə, -ti ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a pierced plate on an astrolabe, having projections whose points correspond to the fixed stars. 2. a network, as of fibers, nerves, or blood vessels. noun (pl) retia (ˈriːʃɪə; -tɪə) 1. (anatomy) any network of nerves or blood vessels; plexus […]
verb (used with object), taught, teaching. 1. to impart knowledge of or skill in; give instruction in: She teaches mathematics. Synonyms: coach. 2. to impart knowledge or skill to; give instruction to: He teaches a large class. Synonyms: inform, enlighten, discipline, drill, school, indoctrinate; coach. verb (used without object), taught, teaching. 3. to impart knowledge […]