Masticate and Ruminate

Masticate

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Masticate verb – To crush or grind with the teeth.
Usage example: mindlessly masticated peanuts while watching the baseball game on TV

Ruminate and masticate are semantically related in chew topic. In some cases you can use "Ruminate" instead a verb "Masticate".
Nearby Words: masticating, mastication, mastic, masticatory, masticator
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Ruminate

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Ruminate verb – To give serious and careful thought to.
Masticate and ruminate are semantically related in chew topic. You can use "Masticate" instead a verb "Ruminate".
Nearby Words: rumination, ruminative, ruminating, ruminant
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