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glutton
used in The Fountainhead

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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.
  • Then he sat for hours, listening, while Mallory spoke of his work, of the thoughts behind his work, of the thoughts that shaped his life, spoke gluttonously, like a drowning man flung out to shore, getting drunk on huge, clean snatches of air.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (58% in)
  • Then she stood with him, the mob becoming a heavy silence and a gluttonous stare behind him, and they faced the judge together.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "glutton" in The Fountainhead.

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