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  • adv. in a voracious manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a voracious manner; with greedy appetite; ravenously; rapaciously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an eagerly voracious manner


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voracious +‎ -ly


  • But he read voraciously, subscribed to progressive magazines such as the Nation and the New Republic, and followed the national conversations involving theology and public affairs; my brother, Lester, also a minister, later became a signer of the Humanist Manifesto, an influential document that made a moral case for racial tolerance, internationalism, and an end to poverty.

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  • As if to underline the point that the smile itself, a fleeting phenomenon in time, inherently resists static portrayal, in 1972 Claude Picasso asked Andy why he collected cookie jars so voraciously.

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  • Seriously, bluegills are voraciously little buggers.

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  • He started reading voraciously after that, applied himself, focused, improved his grades, got himself on track.

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  • • Read voraciously the words of people who don't always reflect our point of view

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  • And if there is any truth to the widely-covered, though not, I note, by The Guardian, MI6 prediction of an unstoppable wave of homegrown suicide bombers, I imagine present day ciffers will need to cling even more voraciously to their anonymity when airing their Pollyanna views of how the world should be run.

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  • As unattractive as the thought is, they witnessed their Queen transformed into a creature of death, driven to feed voraciously.

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  • Some of the boxes held her negatives and photographic equipment, but many of them held newspapers and magazines, which she read voraciously and could not bear to part with.

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  • A movie buff, he pours over market data with his top team, reads voraciously, and leaves his imprint on all of Sun's plans.

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  • She taught me to embrace new foods, voraciously learn new techniques, and, if all else fails, you can always stir fry it in garlic or smother it in hoisin sauce.

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