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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of gormandize.


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  • Even a very rich and hearty luncheon, which her maid had provided, was gormandized rather than enjoyed, so tempting did her couch look to the worn-out damsel.

    Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter Lawrence L. Lynch

  • At that time he preferred serving food to being a viand for those who gormandized oddities.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • The other guys who abandoned them claims played hell with the timber -- gormandized the whole lot -- must have gone in for the timber business.

    Colorado Jim George Goodchild

  • He was like an empty wrappers of those fruit filled cookies that in boredom he had gormandized the previous night for they had fallen from his bunk during his restless sleep to be, for a time, caught in the reigning randomness of the fan's winds.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • His frame a trifle stouter than when we last saw him, but still supple and firm; the set of the shoulders, the taper of the body to the waist, the keen but passive face, the poise of the whole figure was that of one who, tasting of the goodness of life, had not gormandized thereon.

    The Cow Puncher Robert J. C. Stead 1919

  • While he gormandized he tormented the shrinking girl with his coarse gallantry.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet 1912

  • Châteaux and villas and splendid rents, all waiting to be gormandized by the State!

    The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath 1901

  • The first day among the hills was spent like the first one on shore -- without food, although they had so gormandized themselves on the preceding evening that they were able to stand this privation much better.

    Adrift in the Wilds or, The Adventures of Two Shipwrecked Boys Edward Sylvester Ellis 1878

  • The pieces were of a generous size, and after all three had gormandized themselves until, absolutely, they could contain no more, each had some left.

    Adrift in the Wilds or, The Adventures of Two Shipwrecked Boys Edward Sylvester Ellis 1878

  • The Scarites gormandized riotously on the peaceable Pimeliæ.

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles Jean-Henri Fabre 1869


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