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Satiate

satiate
1. To satisfy the appetite or desire of; tho feed to the full; to furnish enjoyment to, to the extent of desire; to sate; as, to satiate appetite or sense. These smells rather woo the sense than satiate it. (bacon) I may yet survive the malice of my enemies, although they should be satiated with my blood. (Eikon Basilike)
2. To full beyond matural desire; to gratify to repletion or loathing; to surfeit; to glut.
3. To saturate.
Synonym: To satisfy, sate, suffice, cloy, gorge, overfill, surfeit, glut.
Satiate, Satisfy, content. These words differ principally in degree. To Content is to make contented, even though every desire or appetite is not fully gratified. To satisfy is to appease fully the longings of desire. To satiate is to fill so completely that it is not possible to receive or enjoy more; hence, to overfill; to cause disgust in. Content with science in the vale of peace. (pope) His whole felicity is endless strife; No peace, no satisfaction, crowns his life. (Beaumont) He may be satiated, but not satisfied. (norris)
Origin: Satiated; Satiating.


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