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suck

 (sŭk)
v. sucked, suck·ing, sucks
v.tr.
1.
a. To draw (liquid) into the mouth by movements of the tongue and lips that create suction.
b. To draw a liquid into the mouth through or from: a baby sucking a bottle.
c. To hold, moisten, or maneuver (a sweet, for example) in the mouth, especially in creating suction.
2.
a. To draw in by establishing a partial vacuum: a cleaning device that sucks up dirt; sucked air into his lungs.
b. To draw in a current in a fluid: debris that got sucked into the drain.
c. To cause to be involved or engaged in something: teenagers who are sucked into a life of crime.
3. Vulgar Slang To perform fellatio on.
v.intr.
1. To move the tongue and lips to create suction: sucked on a straw.
2. To draw something in by suction: The pump started to suck.
3. To draw nourishment from a breast or teat; suckle.
4. To make a sound caused by suction.
5. Slang
a. To be highly unpleasant or disagreeable: This job sucks.
b. To be of poor or inferior quality: The acting in that movie sucked.
c. To be inept: I suck at math.
n.
1. The act or sound of sucking: gave the straw a suck.
2. Suction.
Phrasal Verbs:
suck in
To take advantage of; cheat; swindle: We really got sucked in by that offer.
suck up Slang
To behave obsequiously; fawn: sucking up to their rich relations.
Idiom:
suck it up
Slang To accept and deal with something one finds unpleasant.

[Middle English suken, from Old English sūcan; see seuə- in Indo-European roots.]

sucks

(sʌks)
interj
1. an expression of disappointment
2. an exclamation of defiance or derision (esp in the phrase yah boo sucks to you)
References in classic literature ?
Three times in the day does she vomit forth her waters, and three times she sucks them down again; see that you be not there when she is sucking, for if you are, Neptune himself could not save you; you must hug the Scylla side and drive ship by as fast as you can, for you had better lose six men than your whole crew.
When she began to suck again, we could see the water all inside whirling round and round, and it made a deafening sound as it broke against the rocks.
When the heat-cloud sucks the tempest, when the slivered pine-trees fall, When the blinding, blaring rain-squalls lash and veer; Through the war-gongs of the thunder rings a voice more loud than all-- It is Fear, O Little Hunter, it is Fear!
Picture to yourself how awful it would be if he was to suck the darling's breath.
Not a lumbering black barge, with its cracked and blistered side impending over them, but seemed to suck at the river with a thirst for sucking them under.
If she's mad with her, she eats one before her face, and doesn't offer even a suck.
I knew of old the power of the suck which developed when the tide swung around the end of Dead Man's Island and drove straight for the wharf.
I was elated, for I had succeeded in avoiding the suck.
com @anujivarma TV PRESENTER Ben Shepherd grimaces in disgust as he sucks on a lemon - all in aid of the new "Cancer Sucks" Challenge which is being held to mark the fifth anniversary of Harry Moseley's death.
It then goes onto explore elements of socialisation that influence these emotions, 'stuff that makes the stuff that sucks suck more', such as society's personality labels and bad coping mechanisms.
Red cotton bug sucks juice from bolls and disturb their growth pattern.
Well I'm 27 now so it's a bit embarrassing if my mum sucks it out, so Michelle got out of the car and there she is, in Costco car park, giving me a love bite on my back, trying to suck the sting from the wasp out and I'm crying like a big girl.