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  • v. To eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.
  • v. To drink very quickly, swallowing large quantities of liquid at a time.


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  • Abruptly he realized the pavilion had gone very quiet, very still, except for Torean suddenly tipping back his head to gulp down the rest of his punch.

    Lord of Chaos

  • Somehow Roz’s sarcasm made it possible to lift another spoonful of the soup to my mouth, to gulp down a large swallow of the soda.

    Claim to Fame

  • At four they went home to dress for dinner; at seven, to the play; at eleven, to supper, with a crew of lusty Bacchanals who would smoke cigars, gulp down brandy, and sing, roar, and shout in the thickening clouds they created like so many merry devils, till three in the morning.

    Robert Morris

  • I firmly refuse to gulp down the estrogen pills that other sex-obsessed women my age are gobbling.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Still tut-tutting about dangerous sports and ineept teachers, Madam Pomfrey retreated, leaving Ron and Hermione to help Harry gulp down some water.

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


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