gluttony


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Synonyms for gluttony

Synonyms for gluttony

eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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Each glass features an illustration of one of the seven deadlies: wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony.
Pumping up these charges by more than inflation is pure gluttony.
THE end of the year is traditionally a period of high drama in the garden, when what is an oasis of calm most of the year suddenly becomes the setting for scenes of epic gluttony, writes Liam Creedon.
After talking about the season of gluttony (above) I wondered how long it would take to shift all those mince pies from around the tummy.
The essays consists of Sloth by Todd McEwen; Wrath by John Sutherland; Envy by Ali Smith; Gluttony by Martin Rowson; Lust by David Flusfeder; and Vanity by Nicola Barker.
Chronicler John Mirk of Lilleshall Abbey in Shropshire wrote in the 15th century that midsummer partying had fallen into "lechery and gluttony turning the good, holy devotion into sin.
Will following generations suffer for our gluttony and wastefulness?
BRUM boffins have consoled anyone who over-indulged during Christmas that their festive gluttony can be undone in January.
Gluttony is the abuse of that legitimate pleasure attached to eating and drinking, which are necessary means of self-preservation.
The poll, carried out by TV channel CBS Reality, have branded the original sins of wrath, envy, greed, gluttony, sloth, lust and pride as outdated.
Pizza Hut Pakistan defended the new policy, by citing that it wanted to discourage gluttony.
People who smoke, drink, use drugs, are overweight through gluttony or have children (yes, I see this as a self-affliction) should be made to pay for their own health care when it's required.
Billionaires' ball; gluttony and hubris in an age of epic inequality.
Pride, lust and gluttony - what four other sins make up the Seven Deadly Sins?
Only in January does guilt overtake gluttony, as foodies self-flagellate by swapping that tantalising third helping of suet pudding for a lighter option like crispbread brulee.