Word of the Week

ingurgitate: v. (used with object), in·gur·gi·tat·ed, in·gur·gi·tat·ing.

to swallow greedily or in great quantity, as food.

to engulf; swallow up.

The floodwaters regurgitated trees and houses.

I’d heard of ingurgitate but until I started P.G. Wodehouse’s The Adventures of Sally. I wasn’t sure that he wasn’t making it up, but ingurgitate is indeed a word.

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