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  • v  overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  • s  overfull as with blood

  • Foie is short for foie gras, the engorged goose liver the French pioneered by force-fattening the birds with grain.
  • Was Zheng He, on the other hand, so engorged by his own hubris, as official envoy of the Emperor, or Son of Heaven, that he treated nature as nonchalantly as today's supertanker .
  • And it was all so predictable: A frustrated Russian government feeling increasingly encircled as NATO's membership expanded steadily eastward, its coffers engorged by $110-a-barrel .
News & Articles

  • Scott Shalaway: Bloodsuckers, sugar-sippers and more
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Last weeks column about ticks drew a quick response from many readers, including a great tip about a simple, inexpensive tool to remove engorged ticks. Dr. Rod Groomes, director of the emergency department at Armstrong County Memori...
    June 9, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette

  • Jessica Alba in TheShowBuzz
    If you guys don't know, I'm pregnant,Alba said as her fiancé, producer Cash Warren, beamed. "You're all women. I think you understand your breasts are engorged and your stomach is getting bigger by the second."
  • President Bush in New York Times
    The Democratic market is kind of frozen, while the Republican market is about to be engorgedwith former Bush staff members, said Tony Podesta, founder of the Podesta Group, a major lobbying firm.
  • John Githongo in Reuters
    It appears the dragon of corruption is so engorged by the feeding frenzy of the past couple of years that it has started to throw up,wrote John Githongo, the Kenyan whistleblower who fled the country after uncovering major corruption scandals.

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