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Definition 1: (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where esurient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • avid for adventure
  • an avid ambition to succeed
  • fierce devouring affection
  • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
  • greedy for fame

Synonyms for esurient in the sense of this definition

(esurient is similar to ...) having or expressing desire for something

"desirous of high office" "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"

Definition 2: devouring or craving food in great quantities - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where esurient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • edacious vultures
  • a rapacious appetite
  • ravenous as wolves
  • voracious sharks

Synonyms for esurient in the sense of this definition

(esurient is similar to ...) given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

"over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands" "a gluttonous debauch" "a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure"

Definition 3: extremely hungry - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where esurient or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
  • a ravenous boy
  • the family was starved and ragged
  • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy

Synonyms for esurient in the sense of this definition

(esurient is similar to ...) feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food

"a world full of hungry people"

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