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thirst

thirst

 
pronunciation:
thuhrst
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feeling of dryness in the mouth or throat, associated with the need or desire to drink.
similar words:
dehydration
definition 2: a strong or insistent desire to drink.
similar words:
polydipsia
definition 3: any strong or insistent desire; yearning; craving.
a thirst for good literature
synonyms:
craving, hunger, yearning
similar words:
appetite, avarice, cupidity, desire, greed, itch, longing, lust, taste, want, yen
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: thirsted, thirsting, thirsts
definition 1: to feel a need or desire to drink.
definition 2: to have a strong or insistent desire; yearn; crave.
synonyms:
crave, hunger, yearn
similar words:
desire, hanker, long, lust, want
Word Builder: thirst +
  • thirsty:
    feeling thirst.
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