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ravenous
used in The Poisonwood Bible

4 uses
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Definition
extremely hungry
  • A single-file army of ants biting a mammoth tree into uniform grains and hauling it down to the dark for their ravenous queen.
    Book 1 — Genesis (1% in)
  • Nothing stood still, no man or beast, not even the grass that writhed beneath the shadow, dark and ravenous.
    Book 3 — Judges (95% in)
  • With every gulp he drew, I felt more ravenous.
    Book 5 — Exodus (57% in)
  • I'm busy with my ravenous Taniel, who nurses night and day, riding in his sling on one side or the other so he won't have to pause while I boil his diapers.
    Book 5 — Exodus (95% in)

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