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suck·ling

(sŭk'ling)
An early oral intake pattern seen in infants whose lower jaw and tongue elevate as a unit and thereby place pressure on the nipple to obtain liquid nourishment. This is followed by the tongue's moving in a forward-back action drawing the liquid into the mouth and moving it back to the rear of the oral cavity for swallowing.
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Ben Suckling, from Coventry, won a [pounds sterling]32,000 car after entering a [pounds sterling]7 competition at the airport.
Acting upon Imran's command, the suspect killed the suckling by cutting her jugular vein.
Another example, he said was when Selangor DAP leader Young Syefura Othman was accused of partaking in a Chinese festivity to chop up a suckling pig via a photoshopped picture online.
Suckling will however continue playing his non-executive roles within the group including as board member in Air Arabia Maroc and Cozmo Travel.
Dubai: Air Arabia announced that it has appointed Andrew Littledale as chief financial officer, replacing Paul Suckling, who retired from his position as CFO from December 31, 2017.
Previous studies have demonstrated a relationship between stress and suckling sounds [2, 8, 9].
'The family of the deceased is also required to be compensated adequately keeping in view the tender age of the left behind baby who also deserves rehabilitation', the petitioner said adding 'It was apparent that the woman was sitting in house with her suckling baby in her lap when she was hit by a bullet pumped by law enforcing agencies'.
She won't be falling out with them and it's not an indication that she no longer wants them, she just doesn't want them suckling. Get ready for some really hard work in the coming weeks.
The images show a five-year-old lioness named "Nosikitok" suckling a leopard cub estimated to be only three weeks old.
The suckling pig may be enjoyed at the hotel's culinary center, where Coque can prepare a special menu before your eyes, exclusively for you and the family for Father's Day.
Despite their relevance to growth performance and animal welfare of suckling piglets to the swine industry, there is relatively little known about suckling piglets.