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Verb
To ingest or consume, especially food or drink)
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“Many busy people today swallow their food after giving it only one or two chews.”
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To drink or imbibe in a liquid
“He watched Dieter swallow his beer hard as his hollow cheekbones bulged forth with each gulp.”
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To believe as valid or correct
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“In daily political discourse, we just swallow as gospel the one-sided pronouncements of our favorite commentators.”
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To restrain or repress, especially one's feelings, opinions or emotions
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“He's one of those men who swallow their feelings for the sake of a quiet life.”
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To tolerate or put up with something undesirable
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“Apparently, these broadcasters believe that listeners are incapable of handling subversive music, but are ready to swallow euphemisms.”
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To take back something that one has said or stated
“You better watch your tongue, or I'll make you swallow your words.”
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Take something on board
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To eat or consume food
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To talk or grumble in secret or in private
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Noun
A single act of imbibing in a liquid, or the single portion that is imbibed
“Josh joined him in the toast, taking the drink in one swallow as the old man ordered two more shots.”
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A small portion of a serving of a food, especially that is swallowed at one time
“By the time I pay my rent and what I borrowed last month to keep going, there's just not enough left for more than a swallow of food.”
Noun
A drink
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