salivate

[ UK /sˈælɪvˌe‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈsæɫəˌveɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. be envious, desirous, eager for, or extremely happy about something
    She was salivating over the raise she anticipated
  2. produce saliva
    We salivated when he described the great meal
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How To Use salivate In A Sentence

  • The rich scent of flame grilled burgers made Stella salivate with hunger as they sat down in the restaurant. JUST BETWEEN US
  • In the Virginia variant sung here, and the Virgin Islands one which follows, a venereal disease is hinted at by use of the terms 'salivated' and 'salwation'. One Morning in May
  • Even more, the men in Senegal don't salivate over these dancers or seem to get turned on by the X rated moves -- a stark contrast to how males in America behave amidst the disposable aphrodisiac of female gyration. Sasha Brookner: Sabar: African Hip-Hop
  • Having found a way of measuring their salivation in response to food he noticed that the dogs started to salivate before they were given the food.
  • The policies of the “lost decade” as we know it have erected republican boners, salivated republican mouths, and solved republican math problems. Think Progress » Purported doctor on Texas A&M message board claims he ‘laid off my first Obama voting employee.’ (Updated)
  • And no wonder: Investors have salivated over the potential growth opportunities offered by this eclectic bunch at a time when the broader economic outlook is mixed at best. Fed-Fueled Momentum Can Quickly Fade
  • salivated" by coming in contact with the mercurial poison in mines, smelters, mirror factories, etc. Nature Cure
  • Smoke rose from pits at one side of the house, and the smell of roasting meat made Abasio salivate hungrily. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS
  • The rich scent of flame grilled burgers made Stella salivate with hunger as they sat down in the restaurant. JUST BETWEEN US
  • Each dish looks almost like their real world counterparts: just about enough to make you salivate at the food.
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