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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To let food, drink, etc. go through the throat into the stomach. Also: A small bird with long wings.

Usage examples (38)
  • Pride is tasteless, colorless, and sizeless. Yet it is the hardest thing to swallow.
  • swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!
  • Am I supposed to swallow that story?
  • One swallow of the liquid was enough for more
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