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Swallow 1

Definition: Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family Hirundinidae, especially one of those species in which the tail is deeply forked. They have long, pointed wings, and are noted for the swiftness and gracefulness of their flight.

Swallow 2

Definition: Any one of numerous species of swifts which resemble the true swallows in form and habits, as the common American chimney swallow, or swift.

Swallow 3

Definition: The aperture in a block through which the rope reeves.

Swallow 4

Definition: To take into the stomach; to receive through the gullet, or esophagus, into the stomach; as, to swallow food or drink.

Swallow 5

Definition: To draw into an abyss or gulf; to ingulf; to absorb usually followed by up.

Swallow 6

Definition: To receive or embrace, as opinions or belief, without examination or scruple; to receive implicitly.

Swallow 7

Definition: To engross; to appropriate; usually with up.

Swallow 8

Definition: To occupy; to take up; to employ.

Swallow 9

Definition: To seize and waste; to exhaust; to consume.

Swallow 10

Definition: To put up with; to bear patiently or without retaliation; as, to swallow an affront or insult.

Swallow 11

Definition: To perform the act of swallowing; as, his cold is so severe he is unable to swallow.

Swallow 12

Definition: The act of swallowing.

Swallow 13

Definition: The gullet, or esophagus; the throat.

Swallow 14

Definition: Taste; relish; inclination; liking.

Swallow 15

Definition: Capacity for swallowing; voracity.

Swallow 16

Definition: As much as is, or can be, swallowed at once; as, a swallow of water.

Swallow 17

Definition: That which ingulfs; a whirlpool.

swallow 18

Definition: the act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips"

swallow 19

Definition: small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations

swallow 20

Definition: a small amount of liquid food; "a sup of ale"

swallow 21

Definition: believe or accept without questioning or challenge; "Am I supposed to swallow that story?"

swallow 22

Definition: tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband''s little idiosyncracies"

swallow 23

Definition: keep from expressing; "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"

swallow 24

Definition: take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words"

swallow 25

Definition: utter indistinctly; "She swallowed the last words of her speech"

swallow 26

Definition: engulf and destroy; "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"

swallow 27

Definition: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; "Swallow the raw fish--it won''t kill you!"

swallow 28

Definition: enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"


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