swallow


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Synonyms for swallow

Synonyms for swallow

to cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach

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to do away with completely and destructively

to regard (something) as true or real

an act of swallowing

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a small amount of liquid food

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pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking

engulf and destroy

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enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

utter indistinctly

take back what one has said

keep from expressing

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believe or accept without questioning or challenge

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References in classic literature ?
Were I in her place, it seems to me I should wish the earth to open and swallow me up.
But the swallow said she had been to that country many times and would show them how to get there.
The maiden had to get hold of it secretly and then swallow it herself, for the old witch wanted to have it.
We don't want him to swallow anything," Sylvie explained.
Monk, who has England ready-roasted in his plate, and who is already opening his mouth to swallow it -- this M.
One night there flew over the city a little Swallow.
It is easier to swallow knowledge than to acquire it laboriously from books.
Yes; but my mouth is painted on, and there's no swallow connected with it,' answered the Scarecrow.
You can't get away from them, and you'll have to swallow the whole slave-morality.
A SPENDTHRIFT, seeing a single swallow, pawned his cloak, thinking that Summer was at hand.
No, let the earth open and swallow her own dirt (if I had millions of acres I would say it) rather than swallow up my dear glorious friend.
Miss Polly cleared her throat, and tried to swallow the lump that would scarcely let her speak.
Not all at once, you know, that would be too much--you couldn't swallow that, if the child did--eh, Mr.
Far away, in late spring, "by the sea in the south," the swallows are still lingering around "white Algiers.
But come, my dears; I think the best thing we can do is to continue on our journey before Button-Bright swallows anything.