spue


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spue

 (spyo͞o)
v. & n. Obsolete
Variant of spew.

spue

(spjuː)
vb, spues, spuing or spued
an archaic spelling of spew
ˈspuer n

spew

(spyu)

v.i.
1. to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth; vomit.
2. to gush or pour out.
v.t.
3. to eject from the stomach through the mouth; vomit.
4. to pour out or hurl forth violently.
n.
5. something that is spewed; vomit.
Sometimes, spue.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English spīwan, c. Old Frisian spīwa, Old Saxon, Old High German spīwan, Old Norse spȳja, Gothic speiwan]
spew′er, n.

spue


Past participle: spued
Gerund: spuing

Imperative
spue
spue
Present
I spue
you spue
he/she/it spues
we spue
you spue
they spue
Preterite
I spued
you spued
he/she/it spued
we spued
you spued
they spued
Present Continuous
I am spuing
you are spuing
he/she/it is spuing
we are spuing
you are spuing
they are spuing
Present Perfect
I have spued
you have spued
he/she/it has spued
we have spued
you have spued
they have spued
Past Continuous
I was spuing
you were spuing
he/she/it was spuing
we were spuing
you were spuing
they were spuing
Past Perfect
I had spued
you had spued
he/she/it had spued
we had spued
you had spued
they had spued
Future
I will spue
you will spue
he/she/it will spue
we will spue
you will spue
they will spue
Future Perfect
I will have spued
you will have spued
he/she/it will have spued
we will have spued
you will have spued
they will have spued
Future Continuous
I will be spuing
you will be spuing
he/she/it will be spuing
we will be spuing
you will be spuing
they will be spuing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spuing
you have been spuing
he/she/it has been spuing
we have been spuing
you have been spuing
they have been spuing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spuing
you will have been spuing
he/she/it will have been spuing
we will have been spuing
you will have been spuing
they will have been spuing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spuing
you had been spuing
he/she/it had been spuing
we had been spuing
you had been spuing
they had been spuing
Conditional
I would spue
you would spue
he/she/it would spue
we would spue
you would spue
they would spue
Past Conditional
I would have spued
you would have spued
he/she/it would have spued
we would have spued
you would have spued
they would have spued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.spue - expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
cough out, cough up, expectorate, spit up, spit out - discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
2.spue - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthspue - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
References in classic literature ?
To live, for me, Jane, is to stand on a crater-crust which may crack and spue fire any day.
Sae comes of Ignorance, I trow, It's this that crooks their ill-fa'rd mou' Wi' jokes sae course, they gar fouk spue For downright skonner; For Scotland wants na sons enew To do her honour.
Six of the 9 models included the Quarter variable, indicating intra-annual variation in the SPUE for each species.
However, by using only the group SPUE and by limiting our sightings to the ones made in sea states of 3 or less on the Beaufort scale, we tried to make the data as comparable as possible.
II "the spue of every drunkard, every ribald; nameless, yet not for
Por tanto, es trascendente determinar si se utilizara la maxima disposicion a pagar o bien la minima disposicion a aceptar una compensacion para evitar el sesgo del vehiculo de pago en los resultados en cuanto al numero de re spue stas protesta.
Yet because or, nor in spue 01, nis localism, Shakespeare is the most universal of writers.
So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
Whereas Anglican moderates proffered the Pauline injunction, "Let all things be done decently and in order" (1 Corinthians 14: 40) in defence of church ritual and episcopal governance, their Puritan opponents countered with Revelation 3:16, "So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth," among other passages (Matthew 12:30, Luke 11:23) arguing for zeal and against "lukewarmness" in such matters.
I know no custom more beastly than that of using waterglasses, in which polite company spit, and squirt, and spue the filthy scourings of their gums, under the eyes of each other.
Significant interannual variations in mean SPUE and timing of SPUE maxima were likely due to physically forced changes in available food resources.
In the western Gulf of Mexico, whale shark SPUE was significantly greater in the summer than during the fall or winter; there was no significant difference between summer and spring.