Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/27/15 Glut

Glut (verb, noun)
glut [gluht]


verb (used with object), glutted, glutting.
1. to feed or fill to satiety; sate: to glut the appetite.
2. to feed or fill to excess; cloy.
3. to flood (the market) with a particular item or service so that the supply greatly exceeds the demand.
4. to choke up: to glut a channel.

verb (used without object), glutted, glutting.
5. to eat to satiety or to excess.

noun
6. a full supply.
7. an excessive supply or amount; surfeit.
8. an act of glutting or the state of being glutted.

Synonyms
1. surfeit, stuff, satiate.
5. gorge, cram.
7. surplus, excess, superabundance.

Origin: 1275-1325; Middle English gluten, back formation from glutun glutton

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