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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of rechew.

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Examples

  • Sentences like used chewing gum, chewed and rechewed, spat out and picked up again, passing from mouth to mouth to pavement to shoe sole to mouth to brain ....

    The Fountainhead

  • He sat, unflinching, through hours that dragged like chains, while the teacher repeated and chewed and rechewed, sweating to force some spark of intellect from vacant eyes and mumbling voices.

    The Fountainhead

  • You will return to your cell, where, leaning like a tame camel, you will ruminate on -- I know not what -- formulas of incarnations you have long chewed and rechewed, and in the evening you will swallow some radishes without any oil.

    Thais

  • To extract the non-fluent residue, the viscera and muscles, the stiff cuticle had to be tapped here, there and elsewhere, after which the tattered husk, placed bodily in the press of the mandibles, would have been chewed, rechewed and finally reduced to a pill, which the sated Spider throws up.

    The Life of the Spider

  • It's also a rarity in our list: a game that hasn't been revamped, rechewed, and regurgitated through a series of soulless remakes or updates.

    Ars Technica

  • The sailor now drew from the receptacle just named a dirty piece of folded paper, deeply impregnated with the perfume of stale and oft rechewed quids of coarse tobacco; and then, with the air of one conscious of having "rendered the state some service," hitched up his trowsers with one hand, while with the other he extended the important document.

    Wacousta : a tale of the Pontiac conspiracy — Volume 2

  • The sailor now drew from the receptacle just named a dirty piece of folded paper, deeply impregnated with the perfume of stale and oft rechewed quids of coarse tobacco; and then, with the air of one conscious of having "rendered the state some service," hitched up his trowsers with one hand, while with the other he extended the important document.

    Wacousta : a tale of the Pontiac conspiracy (Complete)

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