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To eat a lot or too much

feast on

to eat a lot of a particular food with enjoyment

feast

verb

to eat and drink a lot on a special occasion

binge

verb

to do too much of something you enjoy, especially eating

overeat

verb

to eat more food than your body needs

overdose

verb

to eat, drink, read, watch etc too much of anything

go through

to use, spend, or eat all of something, especially quickly

gorge

verb

to eat or drink so much of something that you cannot eat or drink any more

mainline

verb

to do, eat, or take too much of something

put away

to eat or drink a lot of something

pack away

to eat a large quantity of food

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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