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fill

(Pervade), verb diffuse, extend throughout, imbue, infuse, leave no void, occupy, penetrate, perfuse, saturate, spread throughout

fill

(Sell out), verb fill to capacity, fill to overrlowing, fill to the brim, fill up, jam in, overfill, pack in, stuff in, supply, swell with a crowd

fill

(Supply), verb appoint, choose, elect, furnish, lay in or by, name, outfit, provide, refill, renew, replenish, stock, store
Associated concepts: fill an order under the UniformCommercial Code
See also: fulfill, imbue, impact, load, penetrate, permeate, pervade, replenish, satisfy
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A superstitious creeping horror seemed to fill the house; and though no one dared to breathe it to Legree, he found himself encompassed by it, as by an atmosphere.
Truly," replied I, "your sense of hearing serves you in good stead, and fills up many of your deficiencies.
Dark the Ssuch`uan waters loom, Dark the Ssuch`uan hills, And day and night the monarch's life An endless sorrow fills.
You believe, and yet you deliver me up to him who fills and defiles the world with his heresies and debaucheries--to that infamous Sardanapalus whom the blind call the Duke of Buckingham, and whom believers name Antichrist
To have you as long as possible near me, to hear your eloquent speech, -- which embellishes my mind, strengthens my soul, and makes my whole frame capable of great and terrible things, if I should ever be free, -- so fills my whole existence, that the despair to which I was just on the point of yielding when I knew you, has no longer any hold over me; and this -- this is my fortune -- not chimerical, but actual.
There is nothing better or more delightful than when a whole people make merry together, with the guests sitting orderly to listen, while the table is loaded with bread and meats, and the cup-bearer draws wine and fills his cup for every man.
Their beauty fills our hearts with brightness, and their love with tender thoughts.
it fills me with pride to find that, thanks to a common sort of penetration with which I am endowed, I am approved by a man like you, fresh from the court.
The mere hint of his approach fills with dread every craft that swims the sea, from fishing-smacks to four-masted ships that recognise the sway of the West Wind.
Or how, at the tender age when a confectioner seems to him a very prince whom all the world must envy--who breakfasts on macaroons, dines on meringues, sups on twelfth-cake, and fills up the intermediate hours with sugar-candy or peppermint--how is he to foresee the day of sad wisdom, when he will discern that the confectioner's calling is not socially influential, or favourable to a soaring ambition?
Think what it is--not to hate anything but sin; to be full of love to every creature; to be frightened at nothing; to be sure that all things will turn to good; not to mind pain, because it is our Father's will; to know that nothing--no, not if the earth was to be burnt up, or the waters come and drown us--nothing could part us from God who loves us, and who fills our souls with peace and joy, because we are sure that whatever he wills is holy, just, and good.
I wanted a horse that could shy, and this one fills the bill.