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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
spittlespit‧tle /ˈspɪtl/ noun [uncountable]  HBHthe liquid in your mouth syn spit
Examples from the Corpus
spittleHe smelled light sweat, felt spittle reaching to his chin.The actor is ranting, flinging spittle.Her spittle caught him full in the face, caught him off guard.This short-tailed shrew can inflict an unpleasant bite with the help of spittle from its venomous salivary glands.Strings of spittle hanging from pointed teeth to lower lip reflected moonshine as the cadaverous head arched skywards.I started to twitch and my husband had to wipe the spittle from the corner of my mouth.It wiped the spittle, trying to clean off the dirt.
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