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inhale

verb

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to swallow or eat greedily
  • inhaled the doughnuts so quickly that you would have missed it if you blinked

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The first known use of inhale was in 1725

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“Inhale.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inhale. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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