glutted


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glut

 (glŭt)
v. glut·ted, glut·ting, gluts
v.tr.
1. To fill beyond capacity, especially with food; satiate: The lions slept after they glutted themselves on the kill.
2. To flood (a market) with an excess of goods so that supply exceeds demand.
v.intr.
To eat or indulge in something excessively.
n.
An oversupply: A glut of gasoline caused prices at the pump to fall.

[Middle English glotten, probably from Old French glotoiier, to eat greedily, from Latin gluttīre.]

glutted

(ˈɡlʌtɪd)
adj
fed or supplied beyond capacitysupplied with a commodity in excess of the demand for itcrammed full or choked up
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.glutted - exceeding demand; "a glutted market"
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
References in classic literature ?
The wriggling writhing worms will now eat you at the ships, far from your parents, when the dogs have glutted themselves upon you.
So much he profits in divinity, That shortly he was grac'd with doctor's name, Excelling all, and sweetly can dispute In th' heavenly matters of theology; Till swoln with cunning, of a self-conceit, His waxen wings did mount above his reach, And, melting, heavens conspir'd his overthrow; For, falling to a devilish exercise, And glutted now with learning's golden gifts, He surfeits upon cursed necromancy; Nothing so sweet as magic is to him, Which he prefers before his chiefest bliss: And this the man that in his study sits.
That prince would have been no loser by the exchange, for so much was I hated by the Abyssinian monks that they would have thought no expense too great to have gotten me into their hands, that they might have glutted their revenge by putting me to the most painful death they could have invented.