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ravenous
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  • Yossarian had responded ravenously to the pungent aroma of spicy lamb while he was still in the cab of the ambulance bouncing down along the knotted road that lay like a broken suspender between the hospital and the squadron.
  • He thirsted for life and reached out ravenously to grasp and hold Nurse Duckett’s flesh.
  • McWatt was too busy responding at the controls to Yossarian’s strident instructions as Yossarian slipped the plane in on the bomb run and then whipped them all away violently around the ravenous pillars of exploding shells with curt, shrill, obscene commands to McWatt that were much like the anguished, entreating nightmare yelpings of Hungry Joe in the dark.

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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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