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Slang WarningPlay
Avoid 'puke' in formal situations; it's considered slang and can be rude or unprofessional. SlideIn a business dinner, he excused himself to go to the restroom, instead of saying 'I need to puke.'
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Harsh SoundPlay
'Puke' may sound harsh; it has a stronger emotional impact than 'vomit', expressing disgust or revulsion. SlideThe rotting smell was so bad it made me want to puke.
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Humorous UsePlay
Sometimes used for humor in casual conversation, lightening the unpleasantness of the situation. SlideHe joked, 'I puked rainbows after that wild ride!'