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retch v.i.

Bryan A. Garner

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780190491482
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190632373
retch v.i.

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This verb, meaning “to vomit or try to vomit,” is amazingly often misspelled wretch—e.g.:

• “A few weeks ago

Reference Entry.  143 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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