swallow

swallows

Substantiv
swallow
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  • Svenska
  • svala [ fåglar ]
  • svalg [ anatomi, huvud ]
a small amount of liquid food: "a sup of ale"

Synonymer

the act of swallowing
  • "one swallow of the liquid was enough"

Synonymer

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



swallow

swallow

swallows

swallowed

swallowed

swallowing

Verb
  • "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
  • "I swallowed the insult"
pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
  • "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!"

Synonymer

engulf and destroy, as if by ingestion: "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"
utter indistinctly
  • "She swallowed the last words of her speech"
take back what one has said
  • "He swallowed his words"

Synonymer

keep from expressing
  • "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"

Synonymer

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