gulp

Part of speech: verb

To swallow eagerly and in large drafts.

Part of speech: noun

A huge swallow.

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Usage examples "gulp":

  1. Carucci tossed off the fresh drink at a gulp, and pushed back his chair. - "The Professor's Mystery", Wells Hastings Brian Hooker.
  2. She looked at Wilkins, and Wilkins, with a sweep, had closed the lid; and with a great emotional gulp Wilkins looked at his master and said: My eye, sir! - "In And Out", Edgar Franklin.
  3. As he approached Georgina the Gobie snatched the bottle from his hand and drained it at a gulp. - "The ghosts of their ancestors", Weymer Jay Mills.