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stomach

2 verb
     
stomach2 [transitive usually in questions and negatives]
1 to be able to accept something, especially something unpleasant [= endure]:
A 26% water rate increase is more than most residents can stomach.
hard/difficult to stomach
Rob found Cathy's attitude hard to stomach.
2 to eat something without becoming ill:
I've never been able to stomach seafood.

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