2. ingest, eat, mouth; drink, sip, quaff, imbibe.
3. suck in Slang, deceive, mislead, misinform; cozen, dupe, gull, defraud; bamboozle, hoodwink, SI. hornswoggle. See - deceive.
4. suck up to Slang, toady to, fawn upon, SI. fall all over, SI. brown-nose, Inf. apple-polish, lick [s.o.'s] boots. See - toady (def. 2).
sucker, n. Informal, dupe, gull, gudgeon, Inf. chump, SI. sap, SI. schnook, SI. boob; greenhorn, sitting duck, easy or soft mark or target, Inf. cinch, SI. patsy, SI. pigeon, U.S. SI. fall guy, SI. softie or soft touch, SI. pushover; laughingstock, butt, fair game, fool, everybody's fool, Inf. goat,
suckle, v. 1. nurse, give suck, breast-feed, feed at the breast.
2. nurture, nourish, sustain, provide for, care for, take care of, tend; parent, foster, bring up, rear, raise,
sudden, adj. 1. unexpected, unforeseen, unanticipated, unlooked-for, unannounced, without warning; prompt, expeditious, instant, instantaneous, immediate. 2. rapid, meteoric, quick, swift, fleet, speedy; abrupt, brisk, hasty; hurried, precipitate, feverish, headlong; fleeting, brief, short-lived, momentary, ephemeral, transient.
suddenly, adv. 1. unexpectedly, out of the blue, all of a sudden, abruptly, at once, on the spur of the moment, without warning; forthwith, promptly, expeditiously, with dispatch; instantly, instantaneously, SI. P.D.Q., immediately; presto, at short notice, straightway, apace, posthaste, hotfoot.
2. rapidly, quickly, overnight; swiftly, speedily, briskly; hastily, hurriedly, precipitately, headlong, feverishly, pell-mell, helter-skelter.
3. fleetingly, briefly, momentarily, in an instant, in a flash, in a jiffy, in no time, in a trice, in the twinkling of an eye, Inf. before one can say “Jack Robinson.”
suds, n. 1. foam, lather, froth, spume, spray, spindrift, surf; bubbles, head, Brit. Inf. barm.
2. Slang, beer, ale, malt liquor, Inf. brew,
sue, v. 1. prosecute, bring to court or trial or justice, try; summon, bring suit, prefer charges, arraign, indict; accuse, charge.
2. petition, request, solicit, address; apply to, appeal to, call on or upon; beg for, pray for, plead for; supplicate, implore, entreat, adjure, obtest; beseech, ob-secrate, imprecate, impetrate, importune,
suffer, v. 1. feel pain, ache, hurt, agonize; groan, moan, gasp; smart, twinge, convulse, writhe; sweat, bear the cross, wince, bleed; grieve, lament; droop, languish, pine, despair; break down, give way.
2. undergo, endure, experience, sustain, bear, go through, pass through; encounter, live out, meet with, taste, fare; support, weather, forbear, Chiefly Scot. thole, Scot. and North Eng. dree; take it, brave it out, Inf. tough it out, Inf. stick it out, SI. sweat it out, Inf. go through the mill, Inf. take it on the chin; Inf. hang in, Inf. keep the faith, keep one's chin up, SI. stand the gaff; take one's punishment, reap the whirlwind.
3. tolerate, withstand, take patiently, brook, submit to, abide, stand, put up with; swallow, digest, stomach, pocket.