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ravenous
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Jane Eyre
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  • Ravenous, and now very faint, I devoured a spoonful or two of my portion without thinking of its taste; but the first edge of hunger blunted, I perceived I had got in hand a nauseous mess; burnt porridge is almost as bad as rotten potatoes; famine itself soon sickens over it.
  • The girl emptied the stiffened mould into my hand, and I devoured it ravenously.

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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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