verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of surfeit
SYNONYMS FOR surfeit
OTHER WORDS FROM surfeitun·sur·feit·ed, adjectiveun·sur·feit·ing, adjective
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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.
I had felt so sure that some months of honeymoon would prove a surfeit and restore you to reason.Letters of Two Brides|Honore de Balzac
Many died a few days after they arrived, from exhaustion or from the surfeit of food after long hunger.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
Occasionally such a surfeit cost her the confinement of a whole week.Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders|William A. Alcott
To-day people complain of a surfeit: but it is not for readers to complain; the remedy is easy; nothing forces them to read.Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary|Voltaire
It was here the Duc de Vendme died from a surfeit of fish, of which he was passionately fond.Glories of Spain|Charles W. Wood