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Verb
To draw into the mouth by contracting the muscles of the lips and mouth to make a partial vacuum
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“Each time I brought a heaped spoonful to his mouth, he would greedily suck it all in.”
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To inhale, especially with deep breaths
“Then she began to suck in air, her lungs forcing her to live, even when her soul desired something else.”
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To draw in a specified direction, especially by creating a vacuum
“The lead car displaces the air, creating a vacuum to suck the trailing car along.”
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To empty or draw out from a space or container
“Dementors suck the life out of the room by imposing their negativity and pessimism upon everyone they encounter.”
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To engulf or swallow up
“But when the swamp, which was little better than a quicksand, began to suck the ship down lower and lower, panic ensued.”
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To implicate someone in a situation
“It threatened to suck him into the world of conflict and violence he was ordered to avoid.”
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To be very bad or unpleasant
“I would have appreciated it if the movie at least tried to not suck as much as it did.”
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To be terrible
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To make a sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
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To physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
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Exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
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Noun
An act of consuming or imbibing with a slurping or sucking sound or motion
“By a series of insidious attentions, and an occasional gratuitous suck of a lollipop, Johnny became my friend.”
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A sucking, splashing noise as when walking on muddy ground
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The grip of a tyre on a road or a wheel on a rail
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