"ingest" in the verb sense
1. consume, ingest, take in, take, have
serve oneself to, or consume regularly
"Have another bowl of chicken soup!"
"I don't take sugar in my coffee"
2. absorb, assimilate, ingest, take in
take up mentally
"he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
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