a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting
Syn: ↑emetic, ↑vomit, ↑vomitive
Derivationally related forms: ↑nauseate, ↑vomit (for: ↑vomit)
Hypernyms: ↑remedy, ↑curative, ↑cure, ↑therapeutic
Hyponyms: ↑ipecac, ↑powdered mustard, ↑dry mustard

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