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surfeit

noun

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  1. the state or an instance of going beyond what is usual, proper, or needed ended up with a surfeit of volunteers who simply got in each other's way Synonyms bellyful, fat, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmuch, overplus, oversupply, plethora, plus, redundancy, superabundance, superfluity, excess, surplus, surplusageRelated Words abundance, bounty, plentitude, plenty, profusion, sufficiency; overproduction, overstockNear Antonyms dearth, lack, scarcity, wantAntonyms deficiency, deficit, insufficiency, undersupply

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surfeit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of surfeit

  1. to fill with food to capacity having surfeited ourselves on raw oysters, we had to decline the rest of the restaurant's offerings Synonyms cram, glut, sate, stuff, gorgeRelated Words gobble, gormandize, pig out; gulp, guzzle; cloy, fill; banquet, feast, regaleNear Antonyms diet, fast


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