gulping


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gulping

exaggerated, sometimes difficult, swallowing movements; seen in cats with laryngitis or esophagitis.
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At length the magistrate, gulping down, with a very bad grace, his disinclination to hear anything more, turned to Mr.
At eight o'clock,' she said, gulping in her throat to keep down her agitation.
One minute we are here' --holding his tumbler before his eyes--'the next we are there'-- gulping down its contents, and striking himself emphatically a little below the chest--'in the silent tomb.
cried the commissariat clerk, gulping down his twelfth glass of vodka.
Gastroenterologist Patricia Raymond said that gulping air while gulping down your food is the most common cause of bloating.
GIANT plant-eating dinosaurs were able to grow to such a vast size only by gulping down their food, scientists said yesterday.
The giant burdock's roots were gulping the day's rain, if
Spring Again: Spring again//that old chicanery/of sun-finished flowers//The meadows/are tricked out/in sudden green,//the rivers gulping,/tearing to the sea//We are so eager to believe/the sleight-of-hand/the magic cotton-tailed trees//Smoke-white blossoms/cloud the air yet/beneath//our feet the earth maintains her old sure suck.