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  • verbconsume
  • verbbelieve without much thought

synonyms for swallow

  • absorb
  • devour
  • drink
  • eat
  • gobble
  • gulp
  • ingest
  • inhale
  • wash down
  • belt
  • bolt
  • dispatch
  • dispose
  • down
  • drop
  • imbibe
  • ingurgitate
  • quaff
  • sip
  • slurp
  • swig
  • swill
  • take
  • toss
  • wolf
  • chugalug
  • put away
See also synonyms for: swallowed / swallowing

antonyms for swallow

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  • abstain
  • expel
  • regurgitate
  • spit out
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How to use swallow in a sentence

For swallows and other birds that nest in holes and hollows, competition for nests can “be really ferocious,” Wiebe says.
ANALYZE THIS: BIRDS MAY DECORATE NESTS TO SCARE OFF RIVALSCAROLYN WILKEMARCH 15, 2022SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The swallow reflex probably activates the muscle that pulls the plug up to the top of its throat, blocking the upper airways and letting prey slide into its digestive tract.
A ‘TRAPDOOR’ MADE OF MUSCLE AND FAT HELPS FIN WHALES EAT WITHOUT CHOKINGSHARON OOSTHOEKJANUARY 20, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
She hopes to figure out which birds are risky so that US farms can be more sustainable and safe for a kid snacking on an apple and the swallows swooping through the sky.
THESE BIRD SPECIES ARE MOST LIKELY TO CONTAMINATE OUR FRUITS AND VEGGIESNIKITA AMIRJANUARY 9, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
This is a tedious process without a pot, but you can melt a few swallows at a time in a piece of tinfoil, a can or bottle discarded by a sloppy hiker.
HOW TO SURVIVE THREE DAYS IN THE WILDBY KEITH MCCAFFERTY/FIELD & STREAMJANUARY 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
What was uncontestable — especially during a moment when most things felt like a tough swallow — was that it was a movement that seemed to go down remarkably easily.
ALMOST ANARCHY: THE STYLE COUNCIL AND THE SMOOTH SOUNDS OF SOPHISTI-POPMINA TAVAKOLINOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Hunger had to be satisfied, however, and I had to swallow my pride and my five-pennyworth.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
In smoking, they swallow the fumes of the tobacco which causes intoxication for a time.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The birds that build them swallow a certain kind of glutinous weed growing on the coral rocks.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Here was something for the "babes and sucklings" of the craft of violin making to swallow.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
I doa'nt swallow that story o' her'n. Depend upon it, man, it be a big lie fro' beginning to end.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWALLOW

  • accept
  • acknowledge
  • be big about
  • bear
  • bear with
  • concede
  • consent
  • defer
  • endure
  • hang in
  • hang in there
  • hang tough
  • live with
  • put up with
  • receive
  • sit tight
  • stand
  • stand for
  • stomach
  • suffer
  • swallow
  • take
  • tolerate
  • withstand
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