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English definition of “voracious”

voracious

adjective uk   /vəˈreɪ.ʃəs/ us  
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
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Hungry and thirstyExcited, interested and enthusiastic
voraciousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Hungry and thirstyExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
(Definition of voracious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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