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1. the act of vomiting
2. a drug or agent that induces vomiting; emetic
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What does it mean when you dream about vomit?

The retching sensation of vomiting in a dream often indicates that one needs to discard and eject from one’s life something that is revolting to the person.

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Vomiting in a dream may represent those things in life that cause you emotional stress, repulse you, and make you ill. This dream suggests that you are rejecting a thought, idea, feeling, or circumstance, and that fast, almost violent, cleansing is required. Examine your daily reality and try to identify matters that would cause such a strong physical reaction. Superstition-based dream interpretations say that vomiting in a dream symbolizes reversals, so if you are short of money you may have a stroke of good luck and your financial situation may improve!
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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If he does throw up after eating some grass, look at the vomit to see what it looks like.
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My teeth became discolored because of the acid from my vomit, and I developed a scar around the knuckle of my index finger from constantly sticking my finger down my throat.
Enjoy walking the lively streets of our restaurant districts and participate in an impromptu game of 'What Food Was That?' Japan, where drunk adults often regurgitate in the streets, provides you with a chance to move from vomit pile to vomit pile developing your expertise in distinguishing partially digested food products.
Some unusual behaviors that these patients may exhibit include hypersalivation and refusal to swallow (inhibiting speech), unusual postures as a means of reducing nausea, a state of confusion and exhaustion sometimes referred to as a "conscious coma," or compulsive water drinking in an attempt to alleviate retching and also re duce the acidity of vomit.
Other people have sudden, brisk bleeding with black, tarry stools or bloody vomit.
Whether or not vomiting should be induced to make your cat vomit up the illicit snacks depends on what she ate and how long ago.