engorge


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Synonyms for engorge

to swallow (food or drink) greedily or rapidly in large amounts

to satisfy to the full or to excess

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However, no significant difference was seen in the amount transmitted by mosquitoes allowed to completely engorge compared with mosquitoes allowed to probe only, without engorgement (p>0.
It's thought the drug affects the soft nasal tissue in some people and could engorge veins in the nose with blood.
During the shaking display, the wattles engorge with blood and triple in length.
The Femprox cream is a promising treatment under development designed to improve the blood flow to the genital area of females and restore the natural ability of the genital tissues to engorge with blood and produce lubricating secretions during sexual stimulation, thus improving sexual arousal and pleasure.
Six months after they were initially infected, when vector ticks no longer acquired spirochetes from them, eight infected nymphs were permitted to engorge on each bird.
Memory-hogging games can engorge precious hard drives, they say, and, when played often or by many contestants at once, can bog down entire networks as central processors ship 3-D graphics back and forth.