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regorge

[ri-gawrj] /rɪˈgɔrdʒ/
verb (used with object), regorged, regorging.
1.
to disgorge; cast up again.
verb (used without object), regorged, regorging.
2.
to rush back again; gush:
The waters regorged.
Origin of regorge
1595-1605
1595-1605; < French regorger, Middle French. See re-, gorge1
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  • As to finding p. 246them out to make them regorge that was out of the question.

  • Paris is what, in figurative speech, they call 'flooded with pamphlets (regorge de brochures);' flooded and eddying again.

    The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for regorge

regorge

/rɪˈɡɔːdʒ/
verb
1.
(transitive) to vomit up; disgorge
2.
(intransitive) (esp of water) to flow or run back
Word Origin
C17: from French regorger; see gorge
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