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suck

(sŭk),
1. To draw a fluid through a tube by exhausting the air in front.
2. To draw a fluid into the mouth; specifically, to draw milk from the breast.
[A.S. sūcan]

suck

Etymology: L, sugere, to suck
1 to draw a liquid or semiliquid into the mouth by creating a partial vacuum through motions of the lips and tongue.
2 to hold on the tongue and dissolve by the movements of the mouth and action of the saliva.
3 to draw fluid into the mouth, specifically to draw milk from the breast or nursing bottle.

suck

[AS. sucan, to suck]
1. To draw fluid into the mouth, as from the breast.
2. To exhaust air from a tube and thus draw fluid from a container.
3. That which is drawn into the mouth by sucking.

Patient discussion about suck

Q. What does thumb or finger sucking mean in ADULTS? People watch the unusual behavior of a person and decide their disorder. I strongly agree, but here is a critical question for you all. What does thumb or finger sucking mean in ADULTS?

A. It’s not a show to enjoy and laugh! It means that whomever you are talking about needs to see a psychologist. I am not joking. Things we are supposed to out-grow but don't, i.e. thumb sucking, imaginary friends or bed wetting, can represent serious problems or mental blocks.
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It is easier to encourage him or her to thumb suck when necessary.
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Bottom line: you've got to have stuff that sucks to have stuff that's cool.
You can get very good muslin squares which she can pull and tease, pluck, suck and rub to her heart's content.
Stevens, who has persuaded top companies that their marketing does indeed suck, will show other companies how to do the same.
I can just hear it now, ``Civility Sucks, Civility Sucks,'' followed by the chords that intone, ``Da, di, da di ta dah- Charge
Guess Who Sucks - MuchMusic USA will air the results of an interactive show where viewers determine which videos suck and don't suck via online voting; - Behind the Music That Sucks - an animated parody based on the "Behind the Music" rocumentary series featured on VH1; - American Suck Countdown - a parody on Casey Kasem's American Bandstand countdown and will feature the top twenty worst music videos as determined by the MuchMusic USA viewers.
I even listen to a little POD, but let me say that pussy-ass band Sum 41 sucks a dick.
In November "Beavis and Butt-head: This Sucks, Change It", a talking book -- complete with remote control -- will be published.
No, no, not the neck-biting, blood-sucking kind you see in the movies and roaming around on Halloween night, but the kind of ``vampire'' that sucks up all your energy, your spirit and your willpower, leaving you exhausted.
Once, she said, she noticed him sitting by himself and saying, ``My life sucks, my life sucks.