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Definition of "gargling" []

  • Present participle of gargle. (verb)

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Use "gargling" in a sentence
  • "The study suggests that simple water gargling is effective to prevent upper respiratory tract infections."
  • "Very simple remedies are often effective to relieve the most distressing cough, such as gargling of water in the throat, holding bits of ice in the mouth, taking occasional sips of strong lemonade, and similar remedies."
  • "Since infectious mononucleosis typically resolves on its own, the only treatment usually needed is bed rest, lots of fluids (Grandma's chicken soup) and symptomatic relief (such as gargling for sore throat, acetaminophen for fever)."