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Presumably the only option left is to cut spending on Medicaid or Social Security or some other popular safety-net program Republicans have long salivated over slashing.
REPUBLICANS ARE LAYING A ‘TROJAN HORSE’ TRAP ON INFRASTRUCTURECATHERINE RAMPELLMARCH 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Should Woods manage to recover and build his body back into the shape where he can compete, maybe there will be a time when the hope will return, when we will salivate for every update about the improbable moving toward possible.
GOLF FACES A FUTURE WITHOUT ITS IRREPLACEABLE FACEBARRY SVRLUGAFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Thoroughly masticate the food, and well salivate it before swallowing.
SECRETS OF WISE MEN, CHEMISTS AND GREAT PHYSICIANSWILLIAM K. DAVID
Hit's too much de work er yo' j'ints ter make me b'lieve hit's gwine ter salivate yo' soul.
THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLEELLEN GLASGOW
Doctor Cooke's only fear in his heroic use of calomel was that it would salivate.
THE HISTORY OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT OF TRANSYLVANIA UNIVERSITYROBERT PETER
It has been known thus to salivate cattle, but the danger of injury to them from this source is slight.
CLOVERS AND HOW TO GROW THEMTHOMAS SHAW
The boys will certain salivate him, asserted the guard, as the men were rising and approaching the fire.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S TRIUMPHBURT L. STANDISH
Now let's get at the guys on the other side and salivate them!
SQUARE DEAL SANDERSONCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
The calomel was nearly sure to salivate the patient and cost him some of his teeth.
CHAPTERS FROM MY AUTOBIOGRAPHYMARK TWAIN
Put a grain of calomel in the Delaware Bay, and salivate a man with a drop of the water!
GRAHAM'S MAGAZINE VOL XXXIII NO. 2 AUGUST 1848VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SALIVATE

  • dribble
  • drip
  • drivel
  • froth
  • salivate
  • slabber
  • slaver
  • water at the mouth
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