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English verb: cloy

1. cloy (possession) supply or feed to surfeit


Synonymssurfeit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

2. cloy (consumption) cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing


SamplesToo much spicy food cloyed his appetite.


Synonymspall


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, replete, sate, satiate









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