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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Completely enclosed or confined; v - Cause (food or drink, for example) to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.

Usage examples (31)
  • It is said that a certain Italian swallowed 100 louis d'ors at a time.
  • "Tea-Baggers" is the pejorative term swallowed by the left wing crazies.
  • Mr. Evil: “In a recent post I hoped that Michelle Malkin swallowed a turd.”
  • A little care, a word swallowed, a rising sentence struck down in us by a simple rule, may save us humiliation. for more
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