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  • v  fill to satisfaction
  • v  overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  • a  supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction

  • A subsequent stint as chairman of the Hong Kong branch of Friends of the Earth failed to satiate Loh's drive to improve things.
  • Surajkund offers culture, food and enough handicraft stalls to satiate the most die-hard shopper Here Be Dragons (PTI Traveler).
  • When I was in college, a friend of mine pressed with great urgency a copy of a slim little novel into my hands, as if he were aware it would satiate a hunger I didn't know I had.

  • Lula da Silva in International Herald Tribune
    Child sex abuse shouldn't be blamed on poverty alone because the global sex trade depends on educated middle-class men "who want to satiate their beastly appetites," Silva said in comments released Wednesday by the presidency.
  • Shia LaBeouf in Los Angeles Times (blog)
    LaBeouf added, "We need to be able to satiate the appetite," he said. "I think we just misinterpreted what we were trying to satiate."
  • Omar Abdullah in Hindustan Times
    Hitting out at the separatists, Omar had said some "elements are instigating the youth to shed their blood to satiate their vested interests while their own children are living a luxurious life in and outside the country".

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