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gorge

gorge

 
 
pronunciation:
gorj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
make one's gorge rise
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow space between rocky cliffs, usu. with a stream at the bottom; ravine.
We walked along the stream at the bottom of the gorge.
synonyms:
canyon, defile, gulch, notch, ravine
similar words:
arroyo, chasm, cleft, crevasse, gap, glen, gulf, gullet, gully, rift
definition 2: the action of eating to great excess.
synonyms:
pig-out, surfeit
similar words:
gluttony, orgy
definition 3: a meal at which excessive eating takes place.
synonyms:
binge, orgy, pig-out
similar words:
feast
definition 4: the throat.
synonyms:
gullet, throat
similar words:
esophagus
phrase: make one's gorge rise
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gorged, gorges, gorging
definition: to fill (oneself) excessively with food; stuff.
I gorged myself at the buffet.
synonyms:
cram, glut, sate, satiate, stuff, surfeit
similar words:
guzzle, overindulge
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to eat to great excess.
synonyms:
cram, glut, stuff
similar words:
guzzle, overeat, overindulge
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