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Synonyms for chewing

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

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said Riderhood, very deliberately spitting out the grass he had been chewing.
This being before breakfast, rather disposed me, I confess, to nausea; but looking attentively at one of the expectorators, I plainly saw that he was young in chewing, and felt inwardly uneasy, himself.
According to Planas (12) (1997), the crossbite side presents a greater number of occlusal contacts in function, being the preferred chewing side.
Destructive chewing is one of the top reasons cited for people surrendering their dogs to animal shelters.
If I'm served by an ignorant chewing oaf I'll say to them: "I'll wait till you've finished your lunch.
I dreamed I was eating something and I was chewing and chewing.
CHEWING gum aids recovery from bowel surgery, evidence suggests.
But sometimes, that chewing can prompt a painful problem.
Most schools ban chewing gum, but in a few years they might consider changing that rule.
Not all of the recipes in this book are suitable for all people with chewing and swallowing difficulties.
Another supplementary treat, their Rapid Energy line of chewing gum, fares better.
Well, I have been hunting and chewing for many years.
A CAMPAIGN is to be launched to put an end to chewing gum litter.
It includes a main entree, a side dish, dessert, a bakery item, crackers, candy, spread, coffee, beverage mix, snacks, chewing gum pellets and an accessory pack.
There's no doubt about it: chewed chewing gum is hard to clean up if it ends up anywhere except in a trashcan.