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English adjective: ravenous

1. ravenous extremely hungry


SamplesThey were tired and famished for food and sleep.
A ravenous boy.
The family was starved and ragged.
Fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy.


Synonymsesurient, famished, sharp-set, starved


Similarhungry


Antonymsthirsty

2. ravenous devouring or craving food in great quantities


SamplesEdacious vultures.
A rapacious appetite.
Ravenous as wolves.
Voracious sharks.


Synonymsedacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, voracious, wolfish


Similargluttonous


Antonymsabstemious









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