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- n. the state of being voracious; rapacity or extreme gluttony
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being voracious; voraciousness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being voracious; greediness of appetite; voraciousness.
- n. Synonyms Avidity, ravenousness. See rapacious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. extreme gluttony
- n. excessive desire to eat
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She ate and drank with a certain voracity, sneezed once during the dinner, just like a hale old man,
He ate food with what might almost be termed voracity; and seemed to forget himself, Hepzibah, the young girl, and everything else around him, in the sensual enjoyment which the bountifully spread table afforded.
This election will test the voracity of the Independent voter.
I am quite dumbfounded by the unfailing voracity of my appetite.
But the clerical position had not been forthcoming, either for Letty or her, and day by day their little hoard dwindled, though the room rent remained normal and the stove consumed coal with undiminished voracity.
We must ensure that this fundamental American concept doesn't get lost in the voracity of the culpable.
Although most writers do not display such voracity for bad language, that clumsy barbarism, ‘s —,’ is polluting the English tongue.
We consumed Charlie Sheen with such voracity for reasons extending beyond escapism, and skilful marketing.
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