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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of thirst.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • It's a moment he has thirsted for, really, since the plane ride home after last season, which ended ingloriously at the hands of the Texas Rangers with Mr. Burnett bounced from the playoff rotation.

    Burnett's Tuning Out the Noise

  • The idea for the book came to Meyer in a dream, where a vampire was in love with a human girl but also thirsted for her blood.

    TWILIGHT SAGA NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 6TH | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews

  • Once again he recited poetry in the desert, when his lips still thirsted.

    Dreamseller: The Calling

  • Back in New Orleans, Ms. Fasnacht ran one of the few bars that welcomed gay patrons—and anyone else who thirsted.

    New Orleans's 'Miss Dixie' Fasnacht Dies at 101

  • The blessing upon the merciful seems to flow directly from the previous beatitude in that the merciful are those who have hungered and thirsted for righteousness, and have been satisfied; in other words, they are made righteous through cooperation with the grace of God revealed in Jesus Christ, who shows us what it means to be merciful through his own suffering and crucifixion.

    Eric Simpson: Those Who Are Merciful Will Obtain Mercy

  • The books that I and others like me thirsted for were stripped from the shelves, taken away.

    A Sodomite's Sermon

  • Even if they were to leave Europe, and inhabit the deserts of the new world, yet one of the first results of those sympathies for which the dæmon thirsted would be children, and a race of devils would be propagated upon the earth, who might make the very existence of the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror.

    Chapter 20

  • Whether you have just come out of the coffin or long thirsted for night life, these locations offer plenty of opportunities to explore the dark side.

    VAMPIRE NEWS FOR NOV. 15TH | Open Society Book Club Discussions and Reviews

  • First time he was on a stage in his life, after being starved and thirsted for two days.


  • Book lovers who have long thirsted for more "lashings of ginger beer" or further "jolly japes" could be in for an unexpected treat – more than 40 years after the death of Enid Blyton.

    Enid Blyton manuscript found


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