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tongue-swallowing

n.

A slipping back of the tongue against the pharynx, causing choking.

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Nearby words

tongue worm, tongue-and-groove joint, tongue-in-cheek, tongue-lash, tongue-lashing, tongue-swallowing, tongue-tie, tongue-tied, tongue-twister, tongued, tonguefish
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