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  1. salivate

    • IPA[ˈsaləˌvāt]

    美式

    • v.
      secrete saliva, especially in anticipation of food;cause (a person or animal) to produce an unusually copious secretion of saliva.
    • verb: salivate, 3rd person present: salivates, gerund or present participle: salivating, past tense: salivated, past participle: salivated

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. secrete saliva, especially in anticipation of food the delicious aroma of rich stews made us salivate
    • technical cause (a person or animal) to produce an unusually copious secretion of saliva.
    • 2. display great relish at the sight or prospect of something I was fairly salivating at the prospect of a $10 million loan
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    • IPA[ˈsalɪveɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      secrete saliva, especially in anticipation of food: the delicious aroma of rich stews made us salivate

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