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thirsty

thirst·y

thirsty

 
pronunciation:
thuhr sti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: thirstier, thirstiest
definition 1: experiencing thirst; needing to drink.
 
antonyms:
sated, satiated
similar words:
dry, parched
definition 2: needing water or moisture; dry; arid.
synonyms:
parched
similar words:
arid
definition 3: craving or eager (usu. fol. by for).
thirsty for new experiences
antonyms:
sated, satiated
similar words:
avid, eager
definition 4: (informal) giving rise to thirst.
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derivations: thirstily (adv.), thirstiness (n.)
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