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regorge

[ ri-gawrj ]
/ r瑟藞g蓴rd蕭 /
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verb (used with object), re路gorged, re路gorg路ing.
to disgorge; cast up again.
verb (used without object), re路gorged, re路gorg路ing.
to rush back again; gush: The waters regorged.
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Origin of regorge

First recorded in 1595鈥1605, regorge is from the French word regorger, Middle French. See re-, gorge1
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How to use regorge in a sentence

  • As to finding p. 246them out to make them regorge that was out of the question.

  • Paris is what, in figurative speech, they call 'flooded with pamphlets (regorge de brochures);' flooded and eddying again.

    The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle

British Dictionary definitions for regorge

regorge
/ (r瑟藞伞蓴藧d蕭) /

verb
(tr) to vomit up; disgorge
(intr) (esp of water) to flow or run back

Word Origin for regorge

C17: from French regorger; see gorge
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