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Definition 1: excessively greedy and grasping - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
  • ravening creditors
  • paying taxes to voracious governments

Synonyms for voracious in the sense of this definition

(voracious is similar to ...) eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

"an acquisitive mind" "an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"

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

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

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

Synonyms for voracious in the sense of this definition

(voracious 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"

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