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To fill to excess, as with blood or other fluid.

en·gorge′ment n.
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"Declan, who even donned his school tie on the night, spoke of his personal journey and achievements, engorging all to peruse their dreams and strive to be best they can be.
It's no surprise to anyone in Saudi Arabia that some people have a habit of engorging during and after the evening iftar meal - and then follow up with all night socializing while drinking sweet tea and nibbling on leftovers.
Total and daily percent blood volume of calf moose removed by engorging adult female ticks.