voraciousness

  • 1 voraciousness — index greed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Voraciousness — Voracious Vo*ra cious, a. [L. vorax, acis, fr. vorare to devour; akin to Gr. ? meat, food, ? to devour, Skr. gar. Cf. {Devour}.] Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow; ravenous; gluttonous; edacious; rapacious; as, a voracious …

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  • 3 voraciousness — noun see voracious …

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  • 4 voraciousness — See voraciously. * * * …

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  • 5 voraciousness — noun the state of being voracious …

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  • 6 voraciousness — vo ra·cious·ness || vÉ™ reɪʃəsnɪs n. ardent enthusiasm for a certain activity; ravenousness …

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  • 7 voraciousness — n. See voracity …

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  • 8 voraciousness — vo·ra·cious·ness …

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  • 9 voraciousness — See: voracious …

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  • 10 voraciousness — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious, ↑voracious (for: ↑ …

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  • 11 edacity — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …

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  • 12 esurience — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑ravenousness, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …

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  • 13 rapaciousness — noun 1. extreme gluttony • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑rapacity, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑ …

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  • 14 voracity — noun 1. excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑ravenousness, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …

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  • 15 greediness — noun 1. an excessive desire for food • Syn: ↑hoggishness, ↑piggishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑piggish (for: ↑piggishness), ↑hoggish (for: ↑ …

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  • 16 rapacity — noun 1. reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) • Syn: ↑avarice, ↑greed, ↑covetousness, ↑avaritia • Derivationally related forms: ↑rapacious, ↑covetous ( …

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  • 17 ravening — adjective 1. devouring or craving food in great quantities edacious vultures a rapacious appetite ravenous as wolves voracious sharks • Syn: ↑edacious, ↑esurient, ↑rapacious, ↑ …

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  • 18 ravenousness — noun excessive desire to eat • Syn: ↑edacity, ↑esurience, ↑voracity, ↑voraciousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑voracious (for: ↑voraciousness), ↑ …

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  • 19 Voracity — Vo*rac i*ty, n. [L. voracitas: cf. F. voracit[ e].] The quality of being voracious; voraciousness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 20 voracious — adjective Etymology: Latin vorac , vorax, from vorare to devour; akin to Old English ācweorran to guzzle, Latin gurges whirlpool, Greek bibrōskein to devour Date: 1635 1. having a huge appetite ; ravenous 2. excessively eager ; insatiable < a… …

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