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swallow

Part of speech: Noun

A well- known bird noted for its swift and graceful flight; any of a class of swifts resembling the swallow; as much as can be taken through the gullet at once; the act of taking through the gullet.

Part of speech: Verb

To take into the stomach through the esophagus, or gullet; to absorb or take in; to retract or take back; as, to swallow one's boasts; put up with; as, to swallow an insult.

Part of speech: Verb

To take anything through the gullet.

Part of speech: Noun

Swallower.

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