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swallow

swo loh

  • n  a small amount of liquid food
  • n  the act of swallowing
    one swallow of the liquid was enough
  • n  small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
  • v  pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
  • v  engulf and destroy
    The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries
  • v  enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
    The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter
  • v  utter indistinctly
    She swallowed the last words of her speech
  • v  take back what one has said
    He swallowed his words
  • v  keep from expressing
    I swallowed my anger and kept quiet
  • v  tolerate or accommodate oneself to
    I swallowed the insult
  • v  believe or accept without questioning or challenge
    Am I supposed to swallow that story?

  • Quando fiam ceu chelidon O swallow swallow .
  • Hedge funds were more than willing to swallow the risk in exchange for the promise of fat returns.
  • Moviegoers swallow the conceit and cheer, because "Little Stevie," as he is known to fans, is one of them.
News & Articles

  • Swallow’s fate in House GOP’s hands Wednesday
    Swallow’s fate in House GOP’s hands Wednesday by Robert Gehrke | The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 18, 2013 09:03PM MDT Six months after the initial allegations of impropriety were leveled against Attorney General John Swallow, House Republicans will meet Wednesday to discuss their options for dealing with the festering scandal, including the potential for impeaching a state official for the ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • 78% of Utahns say Swallow should quit, BYU poll shows
    78% of Utahns say Swallow should quit, BYU poll shows by Robert Gehrke and Lee Davidson The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 18, 2013 11:22AM MDT Nearly 80 percent of Utahns want Attorney General John Swallow to resign and, if he does not, more than 70 percent would support the House launching impeachment proceedings against the state’s top cop, according to a new poll. The survey, released ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • ‘Anti-corruption rally’ sets sights on Attorney General John Swallow
    ‘Anti-corruption rally’ sets sights on Attorney General John Swallow the Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 18, 2013 04:45PM MDT A liberal-leaning group is calling on Utahns to attend an “anti-corruption rally” Wednesday in the Utah Capitol Rotunda to protest against embattled Attorney General John Swallow. The 11 a.m. demonstration will coincide with an 11:30 a.m. Capitol caucus of House ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Quotes

  • Steve Stricker in Detroit Free Press
    You're 12 back before you even step on the first tee. That's tough to swallow,Stricker said. "That's why you've got to get into a little different thought process and get in your own little world and chip away."
  • John McCain in AFP
    This is something that all of us will swallow hard and go forward with. The option of doing nothing is simply not an acceptable option,McCain said.
  • Diego Maradona in Independent
    I am turning 50 and I'm not bitter,he said. "But I get annoyed when people don't respect my players. It isn't easy going from being nobodies back home to winning three matches at a World Cup. At the training camp, we had to swallow what...

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