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synonyms for sucks

  • absorb
  • drink
  • inhale
  • draw
  • engulf
  • imbibe
  • nurse
  • sip
  • suction
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Verily, there is not a leech that sucks out the blood from the body more than these little ships do this camp of men.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
But like the bee, while impelled by an instinct that makes it search for sugar, it sucks in therewith its solid sustenance.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
A Laplander who cannot get Tobacco sucks chips of a barrel or pieces of anything else which has contained it.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It appears probable, therefore, that the young elephant sucks with his trunk only.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Thus the elephant neither sucks, eats, or drinks, like other quadrupeds.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The spectre lies upon you: the tiger can only devour you; the devil-fish, horrible, sucks your life-blood away.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
The fragrant white pond lily springs from the same black mud out of which the yellow lily sucks its obscene life and noisome odor.
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
It sucks up all the sunlight there is, and makes the world very gray and dull, like a day in November.
FIFTY-TWO STORY TALKS TO BOYS AND GIRLSHOWARD J. CHIDLEY
She sucked his finger as a baby sucks and the feel of that made him curse with the tears running down into his beard.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Natur' sucks thet eout, I s'pose, ter make th' trees grow—I expec' my bones 'ill fodder 'em one on these days.'
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
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