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Physical DiscomfortPlay
Use 'nauseate' to describe a strong physical reaction, not just mild discomfort. SlideThe sight of the wound might nauseate the untrained.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Intensity MattersPlay
'Nauseate' implies a severe level of sickness, more than just feeling unwell. SlideThe turbulent flight didn't just upset him, it nauseated him.
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Not Always LiteralPlay
Sometimes 'nauseate' is used figuratively to express strong aversion. SlideHer unfair accusations nauseated me.