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English adjective: thirsty

1. thirsty needing moisture

SamplesThirsty fields under a rainless sky.



2. thirsty feeling a need or desire to drink

SamplesAfter playing hard the children were thirsty.


3. thirsty (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

SamplesAthirst for knowledge.
Hungry for recognition.
Thirsty for informaton.

Synonymsathirst, hungry

Similardesirous, wishful

Antonymsundesiring, undesirous

4. thirsty able to take in large quantities of moisture

SamplesThirsty towels.

Similarabsorbent, absorptive

Antonymsnonabsorbent, nonabsorptive

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