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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of engorge.
- adj. Of or pertaining to something that is overly filled with fluid, especially a blood vessel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.
- adj. Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. overfull as with blood
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So, I kind of engorged myself on it and found that I am really susceptible to advertising.
Rather, if you drink too much water or sports drink, your blood can become diluted and your cells "engorged" with fluid, squeezing the brain stem and causing brain damage or death.
Limited evacuations were also reported in towns along the engorged Delaware River.
Fluffy white cake engorged in homemade chocolate buttercream frosting.
She went to bed, and I was left alone with my engorged melons.
After a doctor found that her breasts were engorged with milk, she was fitted with a locator ankle bracelet and sent home, pending the deportation hearing Nov 3.
The cluster at the top of the main stem will become so congested that it may stretch 18 inches or more and contain hundreds of engorged flowers.
For hours, it was a team effort—my husband and me trying to get milk from my engorged bosom to the empty tummy of my little one.
Until the human heart has turned away from brutality, until it has so engorged itself upon destruction that any form of cruelty sickens it instinctively, until it becomes the-heart-that-evolved-from-the-heart-of-man, there will be no end to the violent insanity that addicts mankind.
My mother did not breastfeed me, but once during my babyhood she allowed me to nurse at the breast of an engorged friend of hers.
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