My sleep is hot and jaw-tensed and filled with dreams of death.
The ocean is filled with lots of contaminants, such as plastics, oil, and extra carbon.
I filled out all the necessary forms and artfully forged vaccination records so everything appeared up to date.
But right now the Arab world is filled with demonstrations, shootings, and the replacement of one dictatorship for another.
He crafted an outline of an airplane and filled it with water so it darkened like a shadow.
The chamber, which was about a metre square, was filled with a thick damp clay.
There was no water at Point Malcolm, but luckily we had filled our canteens.
The leg is good cut in gashes, and filled with a dressing, and baked.
This post was filled in Oldport, in those days, by my cousin Kate.
For years he had filled her father's place, and now he was dying, leaving her forever!
Old English fyllan "fill up, replenish, satisfy," from Proto-Germanic *fullijan (cf. Old Saxon fulljan, Old Norse fylla, Old Frisian fella, Dutch vullen, German füllen "to fill"), a derivative of adj. *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Related: Filled.
To fill the bill (1882) originally was U.S. theatrical slang, in reference to a star whose name would be the only one on a show's poster. To fill out "write in required matter" is recorded from 1880. Fill-in "substitute" (n.) is from 1918.
"a full supply," mid-13c., fille, from Old English fylle, from Proto-Germanic *fullin- (cf. Old High German fulli, German Fülle, Old Norse fyllr), noun of state from *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Meaning "extra material in music" is from 1934.