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synonyms for mastication

  • bite
  • chewing
  • deglutition
  • Fletcherism
  • Fletcherizing
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How to use mastication in a sentence

But, right now at least, there’s hardly any coughing, and mercifully less mastication of crunchy foods.
THE TONY AWARDS WAS A NIGHT OF EXTREMELY MIXED MESSAGES ABOUT BROADWAYTIM TEEMANSEPTEMBER 27, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Thorough mastication takes time, and therefore one must not feel hurried at meals if the best results are to be secured.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Undoubtedly much of the distress known as dyspepsia is due to too hasty meals with consequent lack of proper mastication of food.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
When prejudice is overcome by gnawing hunger, a fat rat makes good eating, as I know from actual and enjoyable mastication.
REMINISCENCES OF A REBELWAYLAND FULLER DUNAWAY
One of the strongest arguments ever yet brought against bread-making is, that it relieves us from the necessity of mastication.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
But to this we reply, that such cakes as may be made (and such loaves even) require more mastication than the uncooked grains.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
And then, as to the mastication of the food, the mental process answering to this is simply thinking over what we read.
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Sound, healthy teeth are important for more reasons than that of mastication.
NERVOUS BREAKDOWNS AND HOW TO AVOID THEMCHARLES DAVID MUSGROVE
The habit of mastication would soon become so automatic that we should not need to think about it at all.
NERVOUS BREAKDOWNS AND HOW TO AVOID THEMCHARLES DAVID MUSGROVE
For this acts as a kind of mental mastication, and the poetry is consequently absorbed and becomes a part of their very being.
NERVOUS BREAKDOWNS AND HOW TO AVOID THEMCHARLES DAVID MUSGROVE
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