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surfeit
used in Measure for Measure

2 uses
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Definition
an excessive amount

or:

eating until excessively full
  • From too much liberty, my Lucio, liberty: As surfeit is the father of much fast, So every scope by the immoderate use Turns to restraint.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same (17% in)
  • But the next morn betimes, His purpose surfeiting, he sends a warrant For my poor brother's head.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (20% in)

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