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verb as in overfill


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Over-sentimental and apt to cloy, it is eminently poetical and full of melody.

The sweets of that sort of thing began to cloy, and I resolved upon immediate action.

He feasted upon it to satiety as he did with everything else; never having learned not to cloy his appetite by over-feeding.

The natural result of all which was that I approached the story prepared for the stickiest of American cloy-fiction.

They cloy the ear, and the mind that has been made sensitive, desiring something of a finer type of stimulation.

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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cloy, such as: nauseate, disgust, fill, glut, gorge, and jade.

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