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glutton
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
someone who consumes more than they should — especially eating and drinking too much

The expression:  "a glutton for punishment" refers to someone who persist in some activity despite negative consequences (as though loving the punishment)

The expression: "a glutton for whatever" refers to people who like whatever a lot — such that "a glutton for sunshine" loves sunshine.
  • There was no way to tell which acts of plunder had been prompted by the charity-lust of the Lawsons and which by the gluttony of Cuffy Meigs-no way to tell which communities had been immolated to feed another community one week closer to starvation and which to provide yachts for the pull-peddlers.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (10% in)

There are no more uses of "glutton" in Atlas Shrugged.

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