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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



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



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