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fleshment

[ flesh-muhnt ]
/ ˈflɛʃ mənt /
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noun Obsolete.

the state of being stimulated, as by a successful first attempt at something.

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Origin of fleshment

1595–1605; flesh + -ment, where flesh refers to the practice of feeding raw flesh to a hunting animal to make it more eager for the chase
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