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emetic in Drugs, medicines topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishemetice‧met‧ic /ɪˈmetɪk/ noun [countable]  medicalMD something that you eat or drink in order to make yourself vomit (=bring up food from your stomach)emetic adjective
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emeticIn the name of Freudian nurture theories, gays were once treated with aversion therapy-electric shocks and emetics accompanied by homoerotic images.There is plentiful evidence of the emetic of the climbing!The usual treatment was bullying, tricks, emetics and evil-smelling fumigation with filthy things.