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1. gargle

verb. utter with gargling or burbling sounds.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • machine wash
  • dirty
  • handwash
  • dry

Etymology

  • gargouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gargouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. gargle

verb. rinse one's mouth and throat with mouthwash.

Synonyms

  • wash
  • rinse

Antonyms

  • hold
  • keep quiet
  • take in

Etymology

  • gargouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gargouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. gargle

noun. the sound produced while gargling.

Antonyms

  • whisper

Etymology

  • gargouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gargouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. gargle

noun. a medicated solution used for gargling and rinsing the mouth.

Synonyms

  • mouthwash

Antonyms

  • specify
  • mitigated

Etymology

  • gargouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • gargouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with gargle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mix a teaspoon full of salt in a mug of warm water and gargle.

2. Verb, base form
Creating a salt water rinse to gargle** in your mouth can help kill harmful cavity-causing bacteria.

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