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gorges

noun
plural of gorge

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage
  • walked the bridge over the gorge, marveling at the spectacular drop

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gorges

verb
present tense third-person singular of gorge

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1 to fill with food to capacity
  • we gorged ourselves on the four pies Aunt Martha had brought for Thanksgiving

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2 to eat greedily or to excess
  • the kids began gorging on Halloween candy the minute they got back from trick-or-treating

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3 to swallow or eat greedily
  • the ravenous dogs furiously gorged the scraps of meat

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“Gorges.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gorges. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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