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ravenous

rav·en·ous

ravenous

 
 
pronunciation:
rae v ns
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extremely hungry; famished; starved.
The ravenous soldiers had been living on half rations for weeks.
synonyms:
famished, starved, starving
similar words:
desperate, hungry, rapacious, voracious
definition 2: seeking prey; predatory.
synonyms:
predacious, predatory
similar words:
rapacious, raptorial
definition 3: very eager for satisfaction.
synonyms:
avid, greedy
similar words:
desirous, desperate, eager, hungry
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derivations: ravenously (adv.), ravenousness (n.)