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To take into the stomach through the mouth and throat
“Most people today swallow their food after giving it one or two chews, and it enters the intestines very hard.”
To regard as right or true
“Though players at other positions can hide from the media, the quarterback must face all the questions and swallow the criticism.”
To refrain from openly showing or uttering
“He's one of those men who swallow their feelings for the sake of a quiet life and it makes them fat.”
To cause (food, drink etc) to pass from the mouth into the stomach
“Apparently, these broadcasters believe that listeners are incapable of handling subversive music, but are ready to swallow euphemisms.”
To cause (food, drink etc) to pass from the mouth into the stomach
“He took a glass of Scotch and swallowed it down.”
The portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
“… drank the cool refreshing water in two swallows and held out her cup for more.”
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