gorges 1 of 2

plural of gorge

gorges

2 of 2

verb

present tense third-person singular of gorge
1
as in stuffs
to fill with food to capacity we gorged ourselves on the four pies Aunt Martha had brought for Thanksgiving

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2
as in feasts
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
as in devours
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 19 Jul. 2024.

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