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English definition of “voracious”

voracious

adjective     /vəˈreɪ.ʃəs/
very eager for something, especially a lot of food: He has a voracious appetite (= he eats a lot). He's a voracious reader of historical novels (= he reads a lot of them eagerly and quickly).Hungry and thirstyExcited, interested and enthusiastic voraciously     /-li/ adverb Hungry and thirstyExcited, interested and enthusiastic voraciousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Hungry and thirstyExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
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