SURFEIT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SURFEIT
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 v.  eat until excessively full; be more than full; feed someone to excess
Classic Sentence:
1  I'm sick of the sight of this, and there's no reason you should all die of a surfeit because I've been a fool, cried Amy, wiping her eyes.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
2  'I should have thought sexual indigestion from surfeit would have interfered with you more seriously,' said Hammond satirically.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
3  That a greater fool than Jane Eyre had never breathed the breath of life; that a more fantastic idiot had never surfeited herself on sweet lies, and swallowed poison as if it were nectar.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  We must deal with pleasure as we do with honey, only touch them with the tip of the finger, and not with the whole hand for fear of surfeit.
2  A surfeit of rich food is bad for you.
3  Every Thanksgiving we surfeit with an overabundance of holiday treats.