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salivate

sal·i·vate

salivate

 
pronunciation:
sae lih veIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: salivated, salivates, salivating
definition: to secrete saliva in the mouth.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to produce excessive saliva.
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derivation: salivation (n.)