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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Excessive desire to eat.

Usage examples (22)
  • Of the ravenousness of wolves among the Jews, take these two examples besides others.
  • I started to pour some into a cereal bowl, but in my current state of ravenousness, a cereal bowl looked roughly the size of a thimble.
  • Then it occurred to me that I have not yet savoured the taste of borshch-as-imagined-by-Lisa, despite my repeated expressions of salivation and ravenousness.
  • His ravenousness reminds us of this species which some bright person brought to our country to promote fish farming, and which is now a pest in our rivers and lakes. for more
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