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  Definition of mastication
  1. biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
Similar Words: chew, chewing, manduction

 

Hyponyms: chomping, mumbling, gumming, rumination

 

Part Meronyms: eating, feeding

 

Derivational Morphology: chew, masticate, manducate, jaw

 

Anagrams: monasticism, mass action, onomasticon, anastomotic

 

 
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