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  • When the church came to itself,—for he was so sudden and strong that he made it go head over heels before me, and I saw the steeple under my feet,—when the church came to itself, I say, I was seated on a high tombstone, trembling while he ate the bread ravenously.
  • As Estella looked back over her shoulder before going out at the door, Miss Havisham kissed that hand to her, with a ravenous intensity that was of its kind quite dreadful.
  • He ate in a ravenous way that was very disagreeable, and all his actions were uncouth, noisy, and greedy.

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  • But Charlie Bucket never got what he wanted because the family couldn’t afford it, and as the cold weather went on and on, he became ravenously and desperately hungry.
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • But then the creature’s eyes are on me, bright and ravenous.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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