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chew

 
 
pronunciation:
chu
phrases:
chew out
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part of speech: verb
inflections: chews, chewing, chewed
definition: to tear or grind between the teeth.
Chew the pizza before you swallow it.
similar words:
bite, crunch, gnaw, grind, munch, nibble
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phrase: chew out
derivations: chewable (adj.), chewer (n.)
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