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Definition of Voracious

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ardently enthusiastic about a certain activity; ravenous; unsatisfiable, cannot be satiated, insatiable
Voracious Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
vorax
Voracious Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow; ravenous; gluttonous; edacious; rapacious; as, a voracious man or appetite; a voracious gulf or whirlpool.
  
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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 man or appetite; a voracious gulf or whirlpool. -- vo*ra"cious*ly , adv. -- vo*ra"cious*ness , n.
voracious
adj
1. excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments" [syn: rapacious, ravening]


2. devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfish]



for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
Eating with greediness or in very large quantities.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Cidwm = n. a voracious beast
Gwancus = a. voracious, greedy
GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
voraciously adv -- voraciousness n


Excessively greedy and grasping
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"
(synonym) rapacious, ravening
(similar) acquisitive
2. devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
(synonym) edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfish
(similar) gluttonous