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swallow

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to take into the stomach through the mouth and throat
  • try not to swallow the toothpaste

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2 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • swallowed his pride and asked for help

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3 to regard as right or true
  • my little niece swallows everything I tell her

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swallow

noun

Synonyms of swallow (Entry 2 of 2)

the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
  • drank the cool refreshing water in two swallows and held out her cup for more

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The first known use of swallow was before the 12th century

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“Swallow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swallow. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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