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gorge with (something)

1. To eat something eagerly and usually to excess. In this usage, a reflexive pronoun can be used between "gorge" and "with." I didn't mean to gorge myself on cake at the party—it was just so good!
2. To provide someone with something to a great degree, typically food and drink. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "gorge" and "with." The caterers really gorged us on some fine food and drink at the gala. We need to gorge this guy with the finer points of our program so he'll come work here.
3. To ornament with something, typically something that can be embedded. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "gorge" and "with." Did you see the princess's engagement ring? It's gorged with all kinds of jewels.
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gorge someone or something with something

to fill someone or something by eating something. She gorged the dog with canned food. The puppy gorged itself with all the hamburger Paul had set out to thaw.
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gorge with

v.
1. To embed something or someone with some object or decoration: The king's crown was gorged with diamonds.
2. To indulge something or someone, especially with food or drink: The hosts gorged the weary travelers with delicacies of every kind. The hotel guests were gorged with hospitality.
3. To eat enthusiastically and in great amounts. Used reflexively: They gorged themselves with ice cream.
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"But the really bizarre thing was that my cravings were for healthy food like salad rather than for the crisps and pizzas I used to gorge myself with. I was only eating 1,000 calories a day, so I ate extra fruit and veg, oatcakes and yoghurt.
"I used to gorge myself with crisps and sweets at home to stop me feeling so bad about myself.
"I continue to gorge myself with acquisitions [of antiquities]," wrote Garimberto to one who gorged himself with other sustenances as well, and the study raises many questions about the emotions these men invested in the content of their collections, questions not posed in the text.
It was a confidence boost, but I still had a way to go and was careful not to gorge myself with treats over the holidays.