verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR surfeit
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Origin of surfeit
OTHER WORDS FROM surfeitun·sur·feit·ed, adjectiveun·sur·feit·ing, adjective
Words nearby surfeit
Example sentences from the Web for surfeit
There are no wrenching epiphanies, just mild embarrassments and a surfeit of confusion.Paul Auster, Bernhard Schlink, and More of This Week’s Hot Reads: Aug. 13, 2012|Mythili Rao|August 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The culture wars have presented us with a surfeit of either/ors.
They drank till from very surfeit they fell down stricken; and three hundred died, slain by the element of life.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Then the wild beasts hid in the thickets made of them a prey, and they who escaped this evil, perished from the poison of surfeit.
She would have preferred open, antagonistic originality, but she got a surfeit of clear, mirror-like peace.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
People were no longer sickened by sloth and surfeit, or deformed and depleted by overwork and famine.A Traveler from Altruria: Romance|William Dean Howells
He smelt the Prince's breath, and swore that it stank of a surfeit of undigested Martellian verses.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi