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  • v. Present participle of thirst.


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  • So much for how the public is "thirsting" for Barack Obama.

    One-Third Of Americans Don't Know Who Obama Is

  • I think that, more and more, people are kind of thirsting for criticism and biography that just speaks kind of in ordinary language, just to normal, intelligent readers and that kind of reaches out to a larger general leadership.

    Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography

  • I for one will be devastated if we don't get the Bella / Edward ending we have been 'thirsting' for from the beginning.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • He considers himself quite the daring explorer as he travels the modern paved highways of Chiapas in his airconditioned SUV with the cel phone at the ready to summon Mr. Wizard whenever he confuses the orange-clad machete-wielding highway maintenance crews with militant indigenous thirsting for the blood of their next ladino victim.

    Huatulco to Oaxaca City Road Trip

  • As a black woman who loves movies, I've been thirsting for a good drama starring black actresses for a while.

    Jenee Darden: HuffPost Review: Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls

  • "Markets are thirsting for liquidity…precious metals should struggle to rally in this environment," said Walter de Wet , head of commodity research at Standard Bank.

    Gold Settles Below $1,600 as Investors Cash Out

  • Born from the Pit and a servant of the Pit, capable of twisting space-time itself with his unspeakable claws, the Beast maneuvers his mobile black holes (each of which is linked to Sagittarius A by quantum entanglement) into the paths of inhabited solar systems so that he may feed the ever-thirsting Maw with living souls.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • The book, entitled "Kujikenaide," which translates as "Don't Lose Heart" or "Don't Be Too Frustrated," has struck a chord with a Japanese public tired of two decades of recession and thirsting for the wisdom of experience.

    John Lundberg: 99-Year-Old Poet Is Japan's New Star

  • The servant, chattering in the walk-in refrigerator, considered row stacked upon row, with mercurial eye, frosty golden bludgeons of champagne grabbing two and two, two in each arm and one held nimbly under chin, and booting open the hefty door, stepped outside for the thirsting mass requiring constant service.

    Mr Goosevort

  • If your computer screen has been thirsting for blog updates on the official royal wedding china, it will thirst no more.

    Royal wedding website: like reading Hello! on an iPad


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