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thirsty

thirst·y

thirsty

 
pronunciation:
thuhr sti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: thirstier, thirstiest
definition 1: feeling a need to drink.
Joe was thirsty after his five-mile run.
 
similar words:
dry, parched
definition 2: feeling a strong desire; eager (usually followed by "for").
Aunt Gertrude was thirsty for adventure when she set out on her trip to the rain forest.
similar words:
avid, eager
derivations: thirstily (adv.), thirstiness (n.)
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