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  • v. Present participle of gormandize.


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  • Dave and Josh were yet gormandizing their pre-meal spread of dainty seafood when Connie, severing his steak, looked up and saw the man come in.

    A Bear Hunt in Riga

  • If you're of the gormandizing ilk there's an event at the New School that should be on your radar.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • And after each figure was disposed of, it was as much as I could do to get a bite or a sup, before the next came; while he sat at his ease guessing nothing, and eating bacon and hot roll, in (if I may be allowed the expression) a gorging and gormandizing manner.

    Great Expectations

  • Why should these poor little wretches be placed in this limbo? what had they done? how could their souls, which they had not in their possession a single day, be guilty of a gormandizing that merited a punishment of six thousand years?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It is said even that he selected the most gormandizing battalions of the civic force to send forth against the enemy: viz, the grocers, the rich bankers, the lawyers, &c.

    The History of the Next French Revolution

  • And then what an appetite the gormandizing monster has!

    The Wolves and the Lamb

  • They are children in the gormandizing way; loving sugar, sops, tarts, trifles, apricot-creams, and such gewgaws.

    The Fitz-Boodle Papers

  • Saturday the 7th day of October, we broke up camp, to the great regret of the meat-loving, gormandizing Wangwana.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • The gormandizing was now going on at a tremendous rate.

    Doctor Thorne

  • She had no pleasures, she incurred no expenses; and was quite alive to the fact that as Aylmer Park required a regiment of lazy, gormandizing servants to maintain its position in the county, the Aylmers themselves should not be lazy, and should not gormandize.

    The Belton Estate


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