Batten is a verb that can mean either 1) to grow or make fat, or 2) to feed gluttonously, or 3) to grow prosperous especially at the expense of another.
The vultures battened on several deceased deer that had fallen down dead all of a sudden.
Living Another Way of Life
Scribbles on Cocktail Napkins
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A DAILY RITUAL OF WRITING
Connecting Authors and Readers
The misadventures of a writer's journey from obscurity to published author.
Writing to make sense of life
A novel inspired by Roger Brierley (1586 - 1637)
The occasional pun, personal blog, and advice on writing, reading, and publishing.
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Superheroes - Autism - Fantasy - Science Fiction
J S Malpas - self-published author, reviewer of popular novels and creator of original short stories
The Gospels of Cal'eia
Non-profit prolific reader, reviewer and blogger of books and occasionally life
The Website of J. Matthew Saunders
Shortness of Breadth
A Creative Journal of Prose and Photography
Humor and Sex. Mostly Sex.
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