[ UK /ɛnɡˈɔːd‍ʒd/ ]
  1. overfull as with blood
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How To Use engorged In A Sentence

  • Sometimes the beating of her heart was so violent that everyone around could observe it; at autopsy it was seen to be engorged with fresh blood.
  • One pictures lazy afternoons engorged on and sticky with pulpy, overripe South Pacific fruits.
  • That taut feeling in your muscles when they're engorged with blood and fluids, where you can see every vein and you think that you muscles may explode - it's inspiring, right?
  • Or perhaps water reminded them of floods, torrential rain, or raging engorged rivers.
  • His head was abnormally large; other parts of his body were similarly engorged. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE
  • Not sure what is more pathetic - a fully engorged carrot-top or the completely flacid bike lane funeral. The Weird World of Bike Advocacy: Mourning Becomes Electrolux
  • He fits the description of a Romantic Poet perfectly, wandering dazed by nature and inactivity through sun-dappled fields, his sad eyes melting before the passionate couplets forming in the wellspring of his engorged imagination.
  • Following blood feeding, fully engorged mosquitoes were separated and thereafter continuously supplied with sucrose-saturated pads.
  • Her menses ceased; her mammæ became engorged and discharged a serous lactescent fluid; her belly enlarged, and both she and her physician felt fetal movements in her abdomen. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • The fully engorged adipocytes begin to die and leak their contents into the bloodstream, including saturated fatty acids such as palmitic acid. New Scientist - Online News
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