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Definition of SWALLOWS

noun : SWALLOWS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

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

verb : SWALLOWS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; "Swallow the raw fish;

  • 2. (

    ) engulf and destroy; "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries" ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 6. (

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

  • 7. (

    ) 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 idiosyncrasies" ;

  • 8. (

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


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