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  • n  an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
  • v  eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • v  make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

  • Halfway through the meeting a pest-control guy steps in and sprays the room with a white fog that makes you retch.
  • If we could extract Mencken from his grave and resuscitate him, I reckon he'd retch (i.
  • O wisely provides no obvious resolution to this estrangement of generations, simply ending with, "The time for his daughter's Engagement came and went as he continued to retch .
News & Articles

  • A horrifying and darkly humorous ‘Act of Killing’
    The Act of Killingis among the most profound, formally complex, and emotionally overpowering documentaries I've ever seen. It's also, by turns and sometimes at once, luridly seductive and darkly comic and physically revolting — a movie that makes you want to laugh and cry and retch and run out of the theater, both to escape the awful things the film is showing you and to tell everyone you ...
    July 23, 2013 - The Register Citizen
  • A horrifying and darkly humorous ‘Act of Killing’
    The Act of Killingis among the most profound, formally complex, and emotionally overpowering documentaries I've ever seen. It's also, by turns and sometimes at once, luridly seductive and darkly comic and physically revolting — a movie that makes you want to laugh and cry and retch and run out of the theater, both to escape the awful things the film is showing you and to tell everyone you ...
    July 23, 2013 - The Register Citizen
  • Movie Review: "Act of Killing" is horrifying and darkly humorous
    The Act of Killingis among the most profound, formally complex, and emotionally overpowering documentaries I've ever seen. It's also, by turns and sometimes at once, luridly seductive and darkly comic and physically revolting — a movie that makes you want to laugh and cry and retch and run out of the theater, both to escape the awful things the film is showing you and to tell everyone you ...
    July 22, 2013 - The Oakland Press
Quotes

  • Peter Lynch in Motley Fool
    As Peter Lynch wrote in One Up on Wall Street, "Better than boring alone is a stock that's boring and disgusting at the same time. Something that makes people shrug, retch, or turn away in disgust is ideal."
  • Aron Ralston in Rocky Mountain News
    The sight repulses me,Ralston writes, in present tense style. "I set down my knife and retch."

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