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ravenous
used in Henry VIII

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Definition
extremely hungry
  • We must not stint Our necessary actions, in the fear To cope malicious censurers; which ever, As ravenous fishes, do a vessel follow That is new-trimm'd, but benefit no further Than vainly longing.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (38% in)
  • This holy fox, Or wolf, or both,—for he is equal ravenous As he is subtle, and as prone to mischief As able to perform't; his mind and place Infecting one another, yea, reciprocally— Only to show his pomp as well in France As here at home, suggests the King our master To this last costly treaty, the interview, That swallowed so much treasure, and like a glass Did break i' the rinsing.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — London. An ante-chamber in the palace (74% in)

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