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salivating

verb
present participle of salivate

Synonyms of salivating

to let saliva or some other substance flow from the mouth
  • the dog salivated at the sight of the raw meat

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“Salivating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/salivating. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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