emetically
adverb see emetic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Emetically — Emetical E*met ic*al, a. Inducing to vomit; producing vomiting; emetic. {E*met ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emetically — See emetic. * * * …   Universalium

  • emetically — adv. in a manner which causes vomiting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emetically — emet·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • emetically — adverb see emetic II …   Useful english dictionary

  • emetic — emetically, adv. /euh met ik/, adj. 1. causing vomiting, as a medicinal substance. n. 2. an emetic medicine or agent. [1650 60; < L emeticus < Gk emetikós, equiv. to émet(os) vomiting + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • emetic — noun Etymology: Latin emetica, from Greek emetikē, from feminine of emetikos causing vomiting, from emein to vomit more at vomit Date: 1657 an agent that induces vomiting • emetic adjective • emetically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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