Emetic vs Nemetic - What's the difference?

emetic | nemetic |


As adjectives the difference between emetic and nemetic

is that emetic is (medicine) causing nausea and vomiting while nemetic is of or relating to the goddess nemesis.

As a noun emetic

is an agent that induces vomiting.

emetic

English

Alternative forms

* emetick (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (medicine) causing nausea and vomiting
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • an agent that induces vomiting
  • Synonyms

    * (an agent that induces vomiting) vomitive, vomitory

    nemetic

    English

    Adjective

  • Of or relating to nemesis
  • * 2004 , David Abram, Goa , page 146,
  • Environmental groups and villagers keen to preserve the area's relative tranquillity secretly hope the nemetic powers of the mysterious old curse will not wane.

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