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Noun
The act of one who swallows
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause (food, drink etc) to pass from the mouth into the stomach
“He took a glass of Scotch and swallowed it down.”
Noun
The action of eating or drinking something
Adjective
Without any suspicion
Noun
Agreement with or belief in an idea or explanation
Verb
(negative) To experience an emotion or sensation
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