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verb as in believe without much thought

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Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.

But he drew me close  And he swallowed me down,  Down a dark slimy path  Where lie secrets that I never want to know […].

Sometimes there would be caricatures in which his body was swallowed up by his boots.

They can corrode through whatever human tissue they contact if swallowed or stuck into an orifice, sometimes in a matter of hours.

Such prescriptions have no expiration date, and were swallowed as easily in 1974 as in 1934 or 2014.

Ribsy snapped at it, and swallowed it, and the next instant disappeared with a tremendous explosion in a great cloud of smoke.

The Reverend swallowed again, struggled to keep his eyes dry, for the rush of self pity almost overcame him.

An hour later, I heard he was dead: that on his way to his home he had purchased a bottle of laudanum and swallowed the contents!

He entered the army and went to India—that deadly maelstrom which has swallowed up so much of British youth and blood and beauty!

"Heavens knows what we have swallowed," muttered Gwynne, who had served on sanitary boards and heard much talk of germs.


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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swallowed, such as: inhale, absorb, drink, ingest, gulp, and devour.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.