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  • n. Plural form of thirst.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thirst.


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  • In the mean time the beautiful tract, As the stag thirsts for the fountains of water, etc. is sung [131].

    The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome

  • "Now, you pig," said von Scheldmann when the soldiers had gone off to search the house, "remember that you are the conquered dog of a conquered race, and that my sword thirsts for French blood," and he added meaning to his words by drawing his weapon and pricking the schoolmaster's thin legs with it.

    Mud and Khaki Sketches from Flanders and France

  • It was not long before Dag Daughtry was getting his twenty dollars a night for two twenty-minute turns, and was declining more beer than a dozen men with thirsts equal to his could have accommodated.


  • Throughout the year traders and recruiters arrive from far, dry cruises, and planters from equally distant and dry shores, bringing with them magnificent thirsts.


  • Tortured by a prophecy and her own unquenchable thirsts, she's a woman to be reckoned with.

    MIND MELD: Bad Guys We Love to Hate: The Best Literary Villains in SF/F/H

  • Tom Coburn, meanwhile, thirsts for chutzpah: Senator Tom Coburn R-OK, who is part of a bi-partisan effort to address the budget crisis, said Wednesday that real reform is possible if he can find more senators 'who have some gonads.'

    HUFFPOST HILL - Obama Talks Deficit, GOP Cups Its Ears And Yells 'LA LA LA'

  • "And anyone who thirsts for Levi Aron's blood can take solace in the fact that he will spend the rest of his life, never see the light of day, in an asylum."

    Aron Confession Said Coerced

  • After exchanging introductions and cordialities, Marsha went about making sure they all knew where to change for the pool, satisfy their palettes and quench their thirsts.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • People don't want us to 'Intervene', just let the people in Iran know that America is behind anyone who thirsts for freedom.

    CNN Poll: Americans don't want to intervene in Iran election crisis

  • Bell in fact takes hell very seriously, but only as a concept in which human error and evil eventually yield to the full force of cosmic justice, not as a silly concept in which God thirsts to see every last Buddhist squirming in everlasting torment.

    Rob Asghar: How Gandhi-Hating Kills Christianity


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