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appetite
 n.  instinctive physical desire, especially one for food or drink
Classic Sentence: (101 in 7 pages)
1  Mattie seemed to feel the contagion of his embarrassment, and sat with downcast lids, sipping her tea, while he feigned an insatiable appetite for dough-nuts and sweet pickles.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  As the smell of crisp fresh pork came to her, Scarlett wrinkled her nose appreciatively, hoping that by the time it was cooked she would feel some appetite.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  She dropped her eyes to her plate and nibbled daintily on a beaten biscuit with an elegance and an utter lack of appetite that would have won Mammy's approval.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  Mammy brought up tempting trays, insinuating that now she was a widow she might eat as much as she pleased, but Scarlett had no appetite.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  But for once she had no appetite.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  For the appetite Mammy had always deplored, the healthy appetite of a nineteen-year-old girl, now was increased fourfold by the hard and unremitting labor she had never known before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  Hers was not the only troublesome appetite at Tara, for wherever she turned hungry faces, black and white, met her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
8  Scarlett had been restraining her appetite for hours, waiting for the return of the others and the thought of the Yankee eating their meager meal made her shake with anger.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
9  Her appetite never dulled, for whenever she remembered the everlasting goobers and dried peas and sweet potatoes at Tara, she felt an urge to gorge herself anew of Creole dishes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
10  A glimpse of Mr. Gryce's crestfallen face even suggested that she had done wisely in absenting herself, since the disappointment he so candidly betrayed would surely whet his appetite for the afternoon walk.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 5
11  Lily's taste of beneficence had wakened in her a momentary appetite for well-doing.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
12  Every individual taste, every natural appetite, was bridled by caution.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XII
13  He was childishly gratified to discover her appetite, and to see the relish with which she ate the food which he had procured for her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIII
14  She had so little appetite; they had refreshed and toned her stomach.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIII
15  He had no appetite, and they could not afford to tempt him with delicacies.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 12
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Her appetite for gossip is absolutely indecent.
2  Don't eat too many nuts-you'll spoil your appetite.
3  The symptoms of depression can include poor appetite and weight loss.
4  When I was ill I completely lost my appetite.
5  All that walking has given me an appetite for dinner.
6  I love reading: I have an insatiable appetite for vicarious experience.
7  She cloyed her appetite with rich food.
8  He suffered from headaches, insomnia and loss of appetite.
9  I've read an excerpt of the book on the Web and it's whetted my appetite.
10  The Rockefeller episode vividly demonstrates the Republican appetite for strife.
11  China's fashion conscious urban young are developing a growing appetite for the cool white look of platinum jewellery.
12  Try to be temperate in your eating this holiday season; if you control your appetite, you won't gain too much weight.
13  The odors from the kitchen should whet my appetite.
14  His appetite for facts was better than his digestion.
15  When Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba goes public as expected later this month, the oversize IPO will be a litmus test of the stock market's appetite for tech stocks.