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klaw i

  • v  supply or feed to surfeit
  • v  cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
    Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite

  • Reichl's acute self-satisfaction can, at times, cloy to the point where you're tempted to grab her by that lustrous mane and whirl her into Alice Waters's wood-burning pizza oven.
  • Like many of its predecessors, the penultimate chapter is filled with a sense of tenderness, of gratitude for the gift of life -- a mood that doesn't cloy because it is accompanied .
  • It is obviously not shared by the Colombian novelist Gabriel Garca Mrquez, who has created in "One Hundred Years of Solitude" an enchanted place that does everything but cloy.

  • Tommy Bowden in Clemson Tigers Insider
    The fact that Mason Cloy and David Smith, two freshmen played a good bit [is good],Bowden said. "Landon Walker and Antoine McClain also got some good work. But we still aren't where we need to be. We aren't where we need to be to play in...

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