(en adjective )
* 1730 , , “The Pheasant and the Lark”:
- A peacock reign’d, whose glorious sway
- His subjects with delight obey:
- His tail was beauteous to behold,
* 1759 , , Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia , ch. 12:
- Replete with goodly eyes and gold.
* 1843 , , Martin Chuzzlewit , ch. 44:
- I am less unhappy than the rest, because I have a mind replete with images.
* 1916 , , Little Journeys: Volume 8—Great Philosophers , “Seneca”:
- “Salisbury Cathedral, my dear Jonas, . . . is an edifice replete with venerable associations.”
Gorged, filled to near the point of bursting, especially with food or drink.
* 1901 , , “Three Vagabonds of Trinidad” in Under the Redwoods :
- History is replete with instances of great men ruled by their barbers.
* 1913 , , The Valley of the Moon , ch. 15:
- And what an afternoon! To lie, after this feast, on their bellies in the grass, replete like animals . . . .
- In the evening, replete with deer meat, resting on his elbow and smoking his after-supper cigarette, he said . . . .
* (abounding) plentiful, abundant
* (gorged) stuffed
To restore something that has been depleted.