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engorged Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    engorge; gormandize; gormandise; overgorge; glut; overeat; satiate; englut; stuff; ingurgitate; overindulge; gorge; scarf out; gourmandize; binge; pig out.
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream
  2. adjective satellite overfull as with blood

En*gorged" participial adjective
  1. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.
  2. (Med.) Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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