nauseate [nô′shē āt΄, nô′zhēāt΄; nô′sēāt΄, nô′zēāt΄]
nauseated, nauseating [< L nauseatus, pp. of nauseare, to be seasick: see NAUSEA]
1. to cause to feel nausea; make sick
2. Rare to feel nausea at; loathe
to feel nausea; become sick

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