from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Gluttony.
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- noun The quality of being
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Describing the last few hours of Willingham's life, Grann starts with a faintly Biblical use of the passive voice, catalogs the dishes in Willingham's final meal-the gluttonousness of which communicates the condemned man's desire both to sweeten his final moments and, however slightly, prolong them-and presents a heartbreaking deathbed admission without fanfare:
Indeed, he goes out of his way to show the gluttonousness, pride and absolute stupidity within those smart uniforms.