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The theft was motivated by her insatiable greed.
  impossible to satisfy
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insatiable insatiably insatiability
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  • The theft was motivated by her insatiable greed.
  • Her curiosity is insatiable, so she reads all the time.
  • There is an insatiable need in the United States for cheap service and domestic workers.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • The sports appetite in that city was insatiable—they had professional teams in football, basketball, baseball, and hockey—
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie

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  • In Fenoglio’s eyes Meggie saw the same insatiable hunger for a good new story that overcame her at the sight of any new and exciting book.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • Him, who was, regarding love, still a boy and had a tendency to plunge blindly and insatiably into lust like into a bottomless pit,
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • Mr. Higinbotham, President of the World’s Fair, kindly gave me permission to touch the exhibits, and with an eagerness as insatiable as that with which Pizarro seized the treasures of Peru, I took in the glories of the Fair with my fingers.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • She would consume him with her insatiable demands.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • The knowledge is a demon gnawing insatiably at my mind.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • They are filled with an insatiable fury, and beneath it is a strange joy that the anger can finally be released.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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  • My wife was an insatiable sociopath before.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • "It seems likely that was less about helping Sebastian than about her own insatiable desire to know everything," Robert said.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • He had an endless supply and an insatiable appetite for punk music.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • She hadn’t yet seen it eat, but word was it was insatiable and very quick.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • It’s believed that the hollows can live thousands of years, but it is a life of constant physical torment, of humiliating debasement—feeding on stray animals, living in isolation—and of insatiable hunger for the flesh of their former kin, because our blood is their only hope for salvation.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • But how to reconcile it with one’s insatiable need for other people?
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Later, when the mosquito population reached full flowering, I stayed in the tent practically all of the time unless there was a strong wind blowing, for the most bloodthirsty beasts in the Arctic are not wolves, but the insatiable mosquitoes.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • A child’s endless energy and my own insatiable lust for knowledge made the following year one of the happiest times I can remember.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Nothing the firemen or citizens of Chicago did seemed to stop the fire’s insatiable quest for fuel.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • There was a need for flesh to fill IG Farben’s insatiable maw; it was back to the ramps again for the tormented doctor.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • When I looked at humans, all I could feel was an insatiable craving to be inside their bodies.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • The trucks were still filing post, the people still insatiably gaping.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Miller is insatiable and gives himself no peace.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The completion of my demoniacal design became an insatiable passion.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Here he was, a man with an insatiable appetite for learning, forced for most of his adult life to live in intellectual isolation.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • "How about I use my insatiable cupidity to beat the crap out of you?" I knew I’d better head off trouble.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • I have no father to expect me, and but few friends to lament a fate which I have courted with the insatiable longings of youth after distinction.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Reason, and not feeling, is my guide; my ambition is unlimited: my desire to rise higher, to do more than others, insatiable.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Milo’s planes shuttled back and forth seven days a week as every officer in the four squadrons began devouring fresh eggs in an insatiable orgy of fresh-egg eating.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Soon Carreen and Suellen would have the insatiable hunger of typhoid convalescents.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Armed with an insatiable desire to succeed—and aided by his natural gifts, which included a deeply resonant voice—he made his dream come true soon after finishing up at Bard College in 1971.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Mattie seemed to feel the contagion of his embarrassment, and sat with downcast lids, sipping her tea, while he feigned an insatiable appetite for dough-nuts and sweet pickles.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • I stayed but two months with my wife and family, for my insatiable desire of seeing foreign countries, would suffer me to continue no longer.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • A sort of insatiable compassion, if one may so express it, was reflected in every feature of her face.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • He was a vicious male gossip, insatiably curious and vindictive without malice.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • He did not want to bite the hand, and he endured the peril of it until his instinct surged up in him, mastering him with its insatiable yearning for life.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • I want to see what no man has seen yet, even if I must pay for this insatiable curiosity with my life!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • He was insatiably curious about their minds and their hearts.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • BOOK XVIII BLOWS AND A QUEEN’S BEAUTY Now a true scavenger came in-a public tramp who begged around the town of Ithaka, a by-word for his insatiable swag-belly, feeding and drinking, dawn to dark.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • Do you realize that your insatiable pull for all things deadly was strong enough to recover a pack of mutant canines from extinction?
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • She had loved and forgotten him by turns, an insatiable carnivore who lived on the affections of her dogs, her children and her lovers.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • The desires, however, of those people do not go beyond money, but of that their covetousness is insatiable, and on this occasion it was carried to such a pitch that they would have taken even the clothes we wore as captives if they had been worth anything to them.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • Reading had become his insatiable vice.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • She had an avidity for the forbidden wordsymbols; an insatiable appetite for the sound of them on his tongue and on her own.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • The crouching shape backed away, terror in its blinking eyes, and yet at the same time insatiable desire.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • A pang of fear ran through the hearts of Trojans and Akhaians, deafened by insatiable Ares’ roar.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • They do not realize that Galbatorix’s hunger for power is insatiable and that he will not rest until all of Alagaesia lies at his feet.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • He lived then before me; he lived as much as he had ever lived—a shadow insatiable of splendid appearances, of frightful realities; a shadow darker than the shadow of the night, and draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • And that question alone, gradually repeated, gave rise at last to an intense, insatiable hatred of him.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • A mind free of any consideration of the problems or forces of the world and actuated not by greed, but an insatiable love of variable pleasure.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
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