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salivate

verb
     
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sal‧i‧vate [intransitive]
1HB to produce more saliva in your mouth than usual, especially because you see or smell food
2 to look at or show interest in something or someone in a way that shows you like or want them very much - used to show disapproval
salivate at/over
The media are salivating over the story.
salivation noun [uncountable]

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