gluttony


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Synonyms for gluttony

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

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From that point, the ballet explodes into images of gluttony, sexual exploitation, religious masochism, yob culture and so on.
Fumento says "gluttony and sloth need to be demonized to the extent that cigarettes have been," but "this doesn't mean oppressing fat people." The precedent is not exactly encouraging.
a consuming gluttony of the mind" for Ranke to have written that he was longing to "gain admittance" to a "still wholly virgin" archive and "to make her my declaration of love" (p.
In his uncompleted series about the seven deadly sins, du Bois profiled sloth in Lazy Tommy Pumpkinhead (1966), pride in Pretty Pretty Peggy Moffitt (1968), gluttony in Porko von Popbutton (1969), and avarice in Call Me Bandicoot (1970).
I think it's about time they were updated anyway, and some of them are so similar, like greed and gluttony." The former Housemartin and Beautiful South frontman realises the opera, written in the style of a pulp fiction novel, is something of a departure for him, but isn't worried if people understand it or not.
Like smoking and drinking, gluttony is a lifestyle choice.
Seven is the venue's Friday night party, where each month clubbers are invited to enjoy "a night of mystery and music" while indulging in the seven deadly sins on a seven-week cycle: lust, envy, greed, sloth, gluttony, wrath and jealousy.
SHOWING in 3D in some cinemas and in good old 2D in others, this computer animated adaptation of the 1978 children's book by Judi and Ron Barrett is a morality tale about western gluttony.
Gluttony is the excessive appetite for anything, but especially food.
FURTHER evidence that gluttony can be genetic has been uncovered by British scientists.
It's a good job we're only on our hols annually, as all that gluttony could see us putting on a staggering 8.6 stone (54.4 kilos) a year if we overindulged at the same rate all-year round.
Through a series of personal and honest confessions, it soon becomes clear that Glyn has a lot of experience with each of the seven deadly sins - lust, pride, jealousy, gluttony, greed, anger and sloth.
NOW that Christmas is finally over, is it too much to ask that people will realise it isn't a season of greed and gluttony? It's supposed to be a season of goodwill.
She details the deals with Colonel Tom Parker, which Presley entered into largely out of fear over what Parker would do with salacious recordings, the familial relationships, the concerts, the tours, the awards, the movies, the hits, the flops, the gluttony and the wretched stumbling to the pharmacy and back.
His list of deadly sins was: lust, gluttony, avarice (greed), sloth, wrath, envy and pride.