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surfeit - vocabulary

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noun

Excess, an excessive amount, as in a surfeit of political speeches; overindulgence in eating and drinking; general disgust caused by excess.

verb

To supply with anything to excess; to feed to fullness or satiety.

At banquets surfeit not, but fill; partake, and retire; and eat not again till you crave.

—Herman Melville Mardi (1849)

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