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To use or to move the mouth or throat

dribble

verb

if you dribble, saliva (=the liquid in your mouth) comes out onto your chin

drool

verb

to let saliva (=the liquid in your mouth) come out of your mouth

drop

verb

if someone’s jaw drops, or if their mouth drops open, their mouth opens suddenly because they are very surprised

gob

verb

to spit

hawk

verb

to clear phlegm from your throat while making an unpleasant noise

open

verb

to move your lips and teeth apart so that your mouth is not closed

pucker

verb

if your lips pucker, you squeeze them together and out

salivate

verb

to produce more than the usual amount of saliva, especially because you can see or smell food

shut

verb

if you shut your mouth, or if it shuts, you press your lips together

slobber

verb

to have saliva coming out of your mouth

spit

verb

to force some of the clear liquid called saliva out from your mouth

spit

verb

to force something such as food or drink out from your mouth, especially because it is unpleasant or harmful

suck

verb

to pull liquid into your mouth by using the muscles in your cheeks and tongue

suck

verb

to put something in your mouth and move your tongue against it

swallow

verb

to make a movement in your throat as if you are swallowing food

water

verb

if your mouth waters when you see food, smell food, or think about food, saliva begins to form in your mouth because you are hungry

yawn

verb

to open your mouth wide and take a big breath, usually because you are tired or bored

clear your throat

to make a noise in your throat before you speak, so that you can speak without any difficulty

foam at the mouth

to have white foam coming from your mouth

lick your lips

to move your tongue across your lips

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