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retch (RECH) (noun)
A strong, wrenching attempt to vomit that does not bring up anything: Being seasick brought on such a retch that Susan decided it was better to stay in bed for the rest of the day.
wretch (RECH) (noun)
1. An unfortunate and miserable person: The old woman was such a wretch that no one wanted to work with her.
2. Someone who is regarded as mean or despicable: The hermit was perceived as an unwashed wretch by the people who lived nearby.

Jesse feels like a wretch this morning because he was ill last night and had to retch several times.