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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

Synonyms for swallow

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 ?
No; there is no patty-pan, and I put one in; and nobody has eaten pie except me, so I must have swallowed it
But perhaps I should feel worse if I had really swallowed a patty- pan
He chased me and swallowed me without even a `by your leave'
The dysphagia limit is based on the detection of a physiological phenomenon that occurs when an oral bolus of large liquid volume is divided into two or more pieces that are then successfully swallowed.
Also available as an enhanced ebook for the iPad, I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly is a combination children's picturebook and music CD, featuring an imagined rendition of classic children's songs, originally composed by Alan Mills in the 1950's.
If they swallowed it whole before chewing or spat out the food, the therapist would place another piece of food on their molars and try again.
A 50-year-old Sri Lankan man swallowed a 2-foot live cobra 6 one of the world's deadliest snakes -- in front of a group of onlookers in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Comment: The researchers were surprised by how readily even the youngest of children swallowed the mini-tablet.
Poisons can be swallowed, absorbed through the skin, inhaled, splashed into the eyes or injected.
These swallows were compared to subjects in acute exacerbation who dry swallowed spontaneously (mean=14) in the emergency room prior to receiving medications to control their exacerbation.
3 : to completely surround : engulf A ship was swallowed by the waves.
THE story (Coventry Telegraph, August 2288) off thee dog that swallowed a rubber duck brought this to mind: INDIGESTION I HEARD of a dog, Whose mouth ran amok, And swallowed in one, A small rubber duck.
Others were warned in childhood it would wrap itself around their heart and kill them if they swallowed it.
The sensory receptors in the oropharyngeal mucosae are involved with initiating voluntary-induced swallows, and they relay the information to the brain about the size, viscosity, and temperature of the bolus to be swallowed.