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Antonyms for gobble up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. garbage down, gobble up, shovel in, bolt down(verb)

    eat a large amount of food quickly

    "The children gobbled down most of the birthday cake"

    Synonyms:
    down, belt down, pour down, garbage down, kill, shovel in, drink down, toss off, rake in, bolt down, pop

How to use gobble up in a sentence?

  1. Socrates:

    The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.

  2. John Gulledge:

    My greatest personal qualities I possessed during that time were my availability and eagerness to learn, i used to gobble up hours from other workers that had other plans or simply did not want to work.

How to pronounce gobble up?

Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Indian

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