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Causing a feeling of nausea or disgust.‘a movie filled with stomach-churning violence’
sickening, stomach-turning, nauseous, emetic, sicklyView synonyms
- ‘He presented me with a copy of his book, After Survival, which contains stomach-churning memories of what he witnessed as a youth.’
- ‘I and a number of other women in the office find his behaviour stomach-churning.’
- ‘The company suffered a stomach-churning 21% drop in its average selling price.’
- ‘Despite their stomach-churning eating habits, reptiles are becoming an increasingly popular choice of pet, particularly amongst women.’
- ‘The sound of someone gathering up phlegm is stomach-churning.’
- ‘Finding your local town between the covers of a sharp, stomach-churning, well-written thriller is an unusual experience.’
- ‘Instead of undertaking stomach-churning jungle challenges, the politicians had to answer questions fired at them online by some of the town's school children.’
- ‘Every share picker endures a stomach-churning profit warning from time to time.’
- ‘The violence is, as advertised, stomach-churning and there are some scenes that will literally have you lurching in your seat.’
- ‘For $7, tourists sail off for a day's imbibing of stomach-churning mulberry wine on a ramshackle boat, boasting the loudest sound-system in the country.’
- ‘"The children aren't scared," your partner snaps, as your holiday flight leaves the runway and begins its stomach-churning ascent.’
- ‘Patrons are guaranteed breathtaking (and stomach-churning) views of the Munich skyline.’
- ‘We raced up gravel hillsides with stomach-churning vertiginous views all around.’
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