ptyalise

ptyalise
verb
expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth
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The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer

Syn: ↑spit, ↑ptyalize, ↑spew, ↑spue
See Also: ↑spit up (for: ↑spit)
Derivationally related forms: ↑ptyalism (for: ↑ptyalize), ↑spit (for: ↑spit), ↑spitter (for: ↑spit), ↑spitting (for: ↑spit)
Hypernyms: ↑expectorate, ↑cough up, ↑cough out, ↑spit up, ↑spit out
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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ptyˈalize or ptyˈalise transitive verb
To induce ptyalism in
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Main Entry:ptyalin

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