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Noun
The act of one who swallows
Noun
The action of eating or drinking something
Noun
An agreement with or belief in an idea or explanation
Adjective
Not being wary or having any suspicion
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Verb
(negative) To experience an emotion or sensation
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“Apparently, these broadcasters believe that listeners are incapable of handling subversive music, but are ready to swallow euphemisms.”
Verb
Present participle for to ingest or consume food
“Many busy people today swallow their food after giving it only one or two chews.”
Verb
Present participle for to drink or imbibe in a liquid
“He watched Dieter swallow his beer hard as his hollow cheekbones bulged forth with each gulp.”
Verb
Present participle for to believe as valid or correct
“In daily political discourse, we just swallow as gospel the one-sided pronouncements of our favorite commentators.”
Verb
Present participle for to restrain or repress, especially one's feelings, opinions or emotions
“He's one of those men who swallow their feelings for the sake of a quiet life.”
Verb
Present participle for 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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