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ravenous
used in Jane Eyre

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extremely hungry
  • 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.
    Chapter 5 (46% in)
  • The girl emptied the stiffened mould into my hand, and I devoured it ravenously.
    Chapter 28 (47% in)

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