gag

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gag (gāg)
v. gagged, gag·ging, gags

  1. To choke, retch, or undergo a regurgitative spasm.

  2. To prevent from talking.

n.
An instrument adjusted between the teeth to keep the mouth from closing during operations in the mouth or throat.
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