nau·se·ate (nôzē-āt′, -zhē-, -sē-, -shē-)
intr. & tr.v. nau·se·at·ed, nau·se·at·ing, nau·se·ates
1. To feel or cause to feel nausea. See Usage Note at nauseous.
2. To feel or cause to feel loathing or disgust. See Synonyms at disgust.
[Latin nauseāre, nauseāt-, from nausea, nausea; see NAUSEA.]
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