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inhaling

verb
present participle of inhale

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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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“Inhaling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inhaling. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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