Definition of Retched

1. Verb. (past of retch) ¹



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Definition of Retched

1. retch [v] - See also: retch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Retched

retargetable
retargeted
retargeting
retargets
retarted
retaste
retasted
retastes
retasting
retaught
retax
retaxed
retaxes
retaxing
retch
retched (current term)
retches
retching
retchless
retcon
retconned
retconning
retcons
rete
rete Malpighii
rete acromiale
rete arteriosum
rete articulare cubiti
rete articulare genus
rete calcaneum

Literary usage of Retched

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Thirty-five years of his firm and resolute rule obliterated practically all traces of the ft-retched controversies that distracted the diocese under his ..."

2. A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1854)
"In such cases, the «retched criminal was prevailed upon by intimidation, perhaps in many cases «here the necessary proof of guilt could not be adduced, ..."

3. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"... or " The A\ retched." When grown to man's estate, Guerin fell in love with the princess .... retched ..."

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