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English adjective: thirsty

1. thirsty needing moisture


SamplesThirsty fields under a rainless sky.


Similardry


Antonymswet

2. thirsty feeling a need or desire to drink


SamplesAfter playing hard the children were thirsty.


Antonymshungry

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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