Synonyms of 'chew'
to work the jaws and teeth in order to grind (food)Be careful to eat slowly and chew your food well.
Sheep were munching their way through a yellow carpet of leaves.
bite, , ,
Llamas won't bite or kick.
She sucked an ice cube and crunched it loudly.
Woodlice attack living plants and gnaw at the stems.
Her mouth was working, as if she was masticating some tasty titbit.
See chew something over
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in the sense of bite
(of animals or insects) to injure by puncturing (the skin) with the teeth or fangsLlamas won't bite or kick.
in the sense of crunch
to bite or chew with a noisy crushing soundShe sucked an ice cube and crunched it loudly.
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