overcloy

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overcloy

(ˌəʊvəˈklɔɪ)
vb (tr)
to weary with excess
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"Anactoria," touched on above, with its exhaustingly repetitious, circular form, seems inscribed with the very periodicity we associate with Bain's and Lewes' wave theories: its relentless succession of couplets and its obsessively reiterated figures and sentiments vividly enact the rhythmic pulsation of sexual activity, even as they instill in readers something of the glutted, overcloyed satiety of Sappho herself.