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Present participle for to retch or (nearly) vomit from feeling nauseous
“Their odor was foul, and Adam wanted to gag from the stench.”
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Present participle for to struggle for breath
“It is infernally hot, and I am about to gag from the smoke.”
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Present participle for to clog or smother an opening, especially someone's mouth to silence them
“In order to stop him from bringing disgrace upon his relatives, they gag his mouth with a piece of cloth.”
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Present participle for to silence someone by gagging them, literally or figuratively
“I would not for a moment attempt to gag him or prevent him from speaking his piece.”
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Present participle for to hamper or hinder the speech, ability or development of
“It's essentially being used as an effort to gag his ability to exercise his rights.”
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Present participle for to tell a joke or talk in a playful manner
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“While emptying bin bags, we'd gag and joke about needing gloves.”
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Present participle for to hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
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Present participle for to restrain or keep in check
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Present participle for to remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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Present participle for hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
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Present participle for to close or block an opening
Noun
A feeling of sickness with an inclination to vomit
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
Adjective
Very enthusiastic and eager to do something
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