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masticate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of masticate

  1. to crush or grind with the teeth mindlessly masticated peanuts while watching the baseball game on TV Synonyms of masticate champ, chaw, chew, chomp (on), crunch (on), gnaw (on), bite, nibbleWords Related to masticate ruminate; munch, nosh, snack; consume, eat, ingest, swallow; bolt, devour, gobble (up or down), gorge, gulp, scarf, scoff, snack, wolf; nip, peck (at), pick (at); gum, mumble



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