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surfeit
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Macbeth
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  • He is about it: The doors are open; and the surfeited grooms Do mock their charge with snores: I have drugg’d their possets That death and nature do contend about them, Whether they live or die.

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  • To men like that, time was a surfeit, a barrel they watched slowly drain.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • As with his nose for wine, Nathan had an informed palate (a reaction, he said, to a childhood surfeit of soggy kreplach and gefilte fish) and he took obvious joy in making her acquainted with New York’s incredible and manifold banquet.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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