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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction

296. [Motion Into, Actively.] Reception.

   NOUN:RECEPTION; admission, admittance, entrée, importation; initiation, introduction, intromission; immission, ingestion, imbibition, introception, absorption, resorbence, engorgement, ingurgitation, inhalation; suction, sucking; eating, drinking (food) [See Food]; insertion [See Insertion]; interjection [See Interjacence]; introit.
   VERB:GIVE ENTRANCE TO, give admittance to, give the entrée; introduce, usher, admit, initiate, intromit [rare], receive, import, bring in, immit [rare], open the door to, throw open, ingest, absorb, imbibe, instill, implant, infiltrate, induct, inhale; let in, take in, suck in; readmit, resorb, reabsorb; snuff up.
  SWALLOW, ingurgitate; engulf, engorge; gulp; eat, drink (food) [See Food].
   ADJECTIVE:INTRODUCTORY, introductive, initiatory, initiary [rare], preliminary, ingestive; imbibitory, introceptive, intromittent, intromissive; admissible; absorbent, resorbent; admitting &c. v., admitted &c. v.