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chewing

verb
present participle of chew

Synonyms of chewing

to crush or grind with the teeth
  • please chew your food thoroughly so you don't choke

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“Chewing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chewing. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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