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ravenous
used in Great Expectations

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extremely hungry
  • 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.
    Chapter 1 (38% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 29 (64% in)
  • He ate in a ravenous way that was very disagreeable, and all his actions were uncouth, noisy, and greedy.
    Chapter 40 (28% in)

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