chew

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Synonyms for chew

chew something over

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Synonyms for chew

a wad of something chewable as tobacco

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biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow

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It would be good if the Freemen and the Showmen could chew the cud some more, otherwise they'll end up looking like Aunt Sallies.
Many ECHO readers, meanwhile, will point out that, just as night follows day, high-profile figures in an organisation whose chief executive has announced he is quitting are bound to chew the cud about the nitty gritty of his leaving But the city council has to play by different rules and, in the last few months, we have seen its reputation - and, more importantly - the city's reputation suffer.
As such Canning was happy to chew the cud with his Kilkenny counterpart and they came to the conclusion 2004 could be one of the most exciting seasons.
She concluded that the flesh of pigs was forbidden because they were cloven hoofed like the cow, but did not chew the cud.
And, after winning the first two games, they returned in their droves to read reports, analysis and chew the cud on the message boards.
Only too happy to chew the cud if necessary, equally content to continue pucking that ball high into the air while the others do all the talking.
AS we all know the Royal Welsh is the place where the town meets the country to chew the cud.
Trust The Post, however, traditionally gives everyone the chance to slow down, chew the cud, deliberate on the finer points of life and letters, and split the occasional con-troversial hair.
Churchill even had critics within his own constituency party but they were swatted away with the following: 'Because half-a-dozen grasshoppers under a fern make the field ring with their importunate chink, while thousands of great cattle repose beneath the shadow of the British oak, chew the cud and are silent, pray do not imagine that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants of the field.
In its previous incarnation, Gareth's house, near Penygroes, was a barn, and his favourite room, where he chews over the plots for forthcoming drama, was the shippon where cattle would chew the cud.