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  • adj.removing liquid
  • nounremoval of liquid

synonyms for sucking

  • aspiratory
  • paratrophic
  • suctorial
  • suction
  • lactation
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How to use sucking in a sentence

The scolex is about the size of a pin-head, and is surrounded by four sucking discs, but has no hooklets (Fig. 96).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He said "Now" with a little sucking in of breath and a thin anticipant smile and spun on his heel.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
As she paced backwards and forwards at her daily toil, it was a perpetual entertainment to see him lying there sucking his thumbs.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
Women fell dying, with their babes sucking at their breasts; and the host pressed on, for help there was none from man!
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The flesh of the young buffaloes, though killed during the sucking time, is not a bit better.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
There are mothers lying dead in the street this moment, with babes sucking at their milkless breasts.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
I looked in the direction towards which his eyes were turned, and saw a magnificent moth sucking gum exuding from a branch.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
Jacko meanwhile stood by affecting an innocent air and gently sucking the sugar which he had stowed away in one of his pouches.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
By degrees the taste grew on him, and he ended by putting his thumb, bandage and all, into his mouth and sucking it bodily.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
And esteem it to be a Championlike action if one can but make the t'other dead drunk by his voracity of sucking in most.
THE TEN PLEASURES OF MARRIAGE AND THE CONFESSION OF THE NEW-MARRIED COUPLE (1682)A. MARSH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUCKING

  • feeding
  • milking
  • sucking
  • suckling
  • taking nourishment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.