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English verb: bolt down

1. bolt down (consumption) drink down entirely

SamplesHe downed three martinis before dinner.
She killed a bottle of brandy that night.
They popped a few beer after work.

Synonymsbelt down, down, drink down, kill, pop, pour down, toss off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)drink, imbibe

2. bolt down (consumption) eat a large amount of food quickly

SamplesThe children gobbled down most of the birthday cake.

ExamplesThey bolt down more bread

Synonymsgarbage down, gobble up, shovel in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)eat

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