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surfeit
used in The Merchant of Venice

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Definition
an excessive amount

or:

eating until excessively full
  • You would be, sweet madam, if your miseries were in the same abundance as your good fortunes are; and yet, for aught I see, they are as sick that surfeit with too much as they that starve with nothing.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA'S house (5% in)
  • O love! be moderate; allay thy ecstasy; In measure rain thy joy; scant this excess; I feel too much thy blessing; make it less, For fear I surfeit!
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Belmont. A room in PORTIA's house (35% in)

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