Ingest

Ingest [ in-JEST  ]
 transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. to eat
2. to consume
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 After being starved for two days, the hungry prisoner ingested all he could lay his hands on.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 As hens have no teeth they use flint grit that they ingest and hold in their crop to grind up their food. 

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