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chew

 
 
pronunciation:
chu
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part of speech: verb
inflections: chews, chewing, chewed
definition: to break apart and make soft with the teeth.
Chew food before you swallow it.
similar words:
bite, grind
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derivations: chewable (adj.), chewer (n.)
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  digestion, food, tooth