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noun as in mastication

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You cannot take your eyes off her for the entire film, as she vamps about, chewing up scenery and spitting out hearts.

Even the brief time spent chewing exposes foods to enzymes that begin to break it down.

He also recently took home the Tony Award for his scenery-chewing portrayal of President Lyndon B. Johnson in All the Way.

He grabs the steering wheel tighter and stops chewing his bubble gum.

Seeing Kate Mulgrew and Lorraine Toussaint go head-to-head, two scenery-chewing forces of nature, is a real pleasure to watch.

All this while Squinty was chewing on the apple which he had picked up from the ground after he had jumped over the rope.

Is there to be some mysterious affinity between chewing and the revolutions, especially the social revolutions of the future?

What the effect of chewing is on political and military affairs, it is not so easy to discover.

Then rolling chewing-gum from one corner of his mouth into the other, he snapped off the electric light and walked from the room.

Kneeling down, he peered into the keyhole, holding the electric torch close beside his face and chewing industriously.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chewing, such as: consumption, dining, binging, biting, devouring, and gluttony.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.