stomachful


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stomachful

(ˈstʌməkfʊl)
n
the amount one's stomach can hold
adj
1. strong-willed, stubborn, or obstinate
2. characterized by anger or resentment
3. spirited; brave
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Nothing less than a stomachful would allay the gnawing craving of that great emptiness.
As we pointed out earlier, the narrator is aware of "a panther drawing close." On the edge of my eye, at imagination's quick I sense the spots of a panther drawing close--he pads through the chamber on silent paws to drink his stomachful of wine; the prick of his toothblade is till safely under wraps, his foreclaws relaxed in their sheath.
Perhaps it was the early hour: a stomachful of hastily chugged cappuccino and chocolate croissants provided at the 9am show combined with the jerky music, which sounded like a busy nightclub, to produce something akin to a hangover.