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gargle (GAHR guhl) (verb)
To rinse or to wash the throat with a liquid: Trisha always remembered to gargle with salt water when her throat was sore.
gargoyle (GAHR goil") (noun)
A water spout, usually in the form of a grotesquely formed animal projecting from the roof gutter of a building: Just about every gargoyle on the top of the cathedral in Paris has been seen by numerous visitors over many years.
I can hear the rain gargle noisily through the gargoyle on the edge of the roof.
Rebeca laughs every time she goes into the bathroom to gargle because the water spout in the sink is designed to look like a gargoyle.
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