Noun(1) the state of being more than full(2) the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall(3) eating until excessively full
Verb(1) supply or feed to surfeit(2) indulge (one's appetite
(1) As someone with a surfeit of embarrassing '80s hairstyle photo evidence I am all in favour of today's youth facing similar consequences.(2) The newly promoted person may also attempt to minimize the status difference through self-deprecation and a surfeit of leniency toward the new supervisees.(3) It is a moot point whether corporations and companies that sink so much into supporting televised sport in the form of commercials are really benefiting in this age of a surfeit of everything, from goods to sport.(4) If all else fails, you can always just eat the table decorations, since it seems that every festive table these days plays host to a generous bowl of fruit and nuts and a surfeit of chocolates.(5) There is a surfeit of news these days - a string of dramatic, violent, terrible events being played out almost simultaneously in different parts of the world.(6) Even with such a surfeit of channels, democratic choices will be, to a large extent, restricted to those privileged citizens who can buy access to more than just the free-to-air channels.(7) Shakespeare has him poisoned by a monk, though in reality he died, like so many medieval kings, from eating too much, stuffing his face with ├ö├ç├┐a surfeit of peaches and new cider├ö├ç├û.(8) The silence was not due to moral paucity, but to a surfeit of principle - one must never, under any circumstances, compromise one's political neutrality.(9) he died of a surfeit(10) The failure to laugh signifies in the peasant or the Frenchman a politeness that exceeds his intelligence, in the landowner or the Englishman an excessive rigidity, and in the policeman or the German a surfeit of power.(11) Viewers have a surfeit of choice these days when it comes to watching TV - why should we all be commanded to pay a chunk to the BBC, given changes in media consumption trends?(12) Despite a deficit of information and a surfeit of speculation about this tragic incident, the mainstream media did not hesitate to jump to all the familiar, poisonous conclusions.(13) The United States seemed to be suffering from a surfeit of power, which made it difficult for elites to formulate any coherent principles for its use.(14) In the current affluent West, where surfeit is a far more common phenomenon than famine, excess flesh and lack of bodily ├ö├ç├┐fitness├ö├ç├û is interpreted as a sign of laxity, overindulgence and weak will.(15) There is nothing in the income tax legislation that precludes people from paying extra taxes as they want to, voluntarily, and I am sure Treasury would not be embarrassed by a surfeit of cheques.(16) a surfeit of food and drink
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5. cloy ::
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