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regorge

Line breaks: re|gorge
Pronunciation: /riːˈɡɔːdʒ
 
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Definition of regorge in English:

verb

[with object] archaic
1Bring up again; disgorge: when you have regorg’d what you have taken in, you are the leanest things in Nature
1.1 [no object] Flow back again: the least east wind makes their waters regorge and overspread a vast extent of level ground

Origin

early 17th century: from French regorger, or from re- 'again' + the verb gorge.

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