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voracious
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Don Quixote
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  • I will not go into other particulars, as for example want of shirts, and no superabundance of shoes, thin and threadbare garments, and gorging themselves to surfeit in their voracity when good luck has treated them to a banquet of some sort.
  • "I’m not voracious," said Sancho, "only peckish; but even if I was a little, still I’d keep my word."
  • It is true that when he is hungry there is a certain appearance of voracity about him, for he eats at a great pace and chews with both jaws; but cleanliness he is always mindful of; and when he was governor he learned how to eat daintily, so much so that he eats grapes, and even pomegranate pips, with a fork.

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  • In seconds the fire had gone from being something to scoff at under a table to a voracious beast ready to engulf the entire room.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Well, although, not to poop on your party, but you proved what I already knew—that guys who play football know how to play the motherfugging field, and that Katherines dump Colins like Hassans eat Monster Thickburgers: voraciously, passionately, and often.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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