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Remember, however, that the saliva aids the teeth greatly, especially when you masticate your food slowly.
The child will then have sixteen teeth with which it can properly masticate soft solid food.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
Next night eat one or two dry crackers; chew them slowly, masticate them thoroughly until you can swallow easily.
THINKCOL. WM. C. HUNTER
Thoroughly masticate the food, and well salivate it before swallowing.
I turn my back to the increasing warmth while trying to masticate a stringy piece of meat and some elastic-like bread.
After each grinding, the subject experiences sensitiveness in the gums and can not masticate hard food.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
You got up from the table one minute and demand something to masticate the next!
It remains to be seen whether or not the latter has not bitten off more than he can masticate.
It must not be forgotten, that at this time the animal's mouth is too sore and sensitive to masticate hard food, such as corn.
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You will also be careful to masticate it properly so as to transform it into a sort of soft paste before swallowing it.

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