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ravening

adjective uk   /ˈræv.ən.ɪŋ/ us  
literary (especially of wild animals) violently hunting for food: ravening wolvesAnimal (non-human) behaviourHunting describes a group of people who try to get what they want in a forceful way: She said that she was tired of being pursued by ravening journalists.Strong-willed
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