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glutton
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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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.
  • And the immense stack of straw where in the morning there had been nothing, appeared as the faeces of the same buzzing red glutton.
    6 — The Convert (46% in)

There are no more uses of "glutton" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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