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Mbewulani - Swallow

Mbewulani is a Xitsonga word meaning "Swallow" in English. Item rated 5 by 1 person. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of swallow
- Swallow n
- A small amount of liquid food; "a sup of ale" [syn: {sup}]
- The act of swallowing; "one swallow of the liquid was enough"; "he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips" [syn: {drink}, {deglutition}]
- 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; "Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!" [syn: {get down}]
- Engulf and destroy; "The Nazis swallowed the Baltic countries"
- Enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter" [syn: {immerse}, {swallow up}, {bury}, {eat up}]
- Utter indistinctly; "She swallowed the last words of her speech"
- Take back what one has said; "He swallowed his words" [syn: {take back}, {unsay}, {withdraw}]
- Keep from expressing; "I swallowed my anger and kept quiet"
- Tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncracies" [syn: {accept}, {live with}]
- Believe or accept without questioning or challenge; "Am I supposed to swallow that story?"
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