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ravenous
used in The Merchant of Venice

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extremely hungry
  • Thy currish spirit Govern'd a wolf who, hang'd for human slaughter, Even from the gallows did his fell soul fleet, And, whilst thou lay'st in thy unhallow'd dam, Infus'd itself in thee; for thy desires Are wolfish, bloody, starv'd and ravenous.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (30% in)

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