surfeit

[ sur-fit ]SEE DEFINITION OF surfeit

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We may have enough of justice in our character as rebels to give us a surfeit of it.

Her life had been unfortunate, and of horrors she had touched a surfeit.

Ay, and in the enjoyment of external beauty a sort of surfeit is engendered.

Adventure is all very well, but I have discovered that one can get a surfeit of it.

In the state it is all hunger at one end, and all surfeit at the other.

I fancied I had left them all behind me in the city, where one has such a surfeit of them.

She was ready to meet love with a surfeit of the rich gifts which she had at her command.

There was enough to surfeit twice as many persons as sat down to table.

They are as sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing.

Lily began, but soon stopped: the subject led to a surfeit of quarreling.

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