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masticate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human, Food
masticatemas‧ti‧cate /ˈmæstɪkeɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalHBHDF to chew foodmastication /ˌmæstɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
masticateMeanwhile, to ferment the brew, old tribal women masticate more manioc and spit the juice into a bowl.I made a wad out of the young leaves and twigs and tried to masticate slowly.
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Verb table
masticate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymasticate
he, she, itmasticates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymasticated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave masticated
he, she, ithas masticated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad masticated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill masticate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have masticated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam masticating
he, she, itis masticating
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you, we, theyare masticating
Past
I, he, she, itwas masticating
you, we, theywere masticating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been masticating
he, she, ithas been masticating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been masticating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be masticating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been masticating
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