gobble

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gobble1

Pronunciation /ˈɡɒb(ə)l/
verb
[with object] often gobble something up
1 Eat (something) hurriedly and noisily.
1.1 Use a large amount of (something) very quickly.
1.2 (of a large organization) incorporate or take over (a smaller one)

Origin
Early 17th century probably from gob.

gobble2
Pronunciation /ˈɡɒb(ə)l/
verb
[no object]
1 (of a turkeycock) make a characteristic swallowing sound in the throat.

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A child came to the Halloween party dressed as a turkey and gobbled up all the snacks they could find.

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