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voracious
 a.  ravenous; excessively greedy and grasping; devouring or craving food in great quantities
Example Sentence:
1  The wolf is a voracious animal, its hunger never satisfied.
Classic Sentence:
1  She had wakened the sleeping dogs of old voracious anger in him, anger against the self-willed female.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
2  They are brutally voracious, that is to say, ferocious, not after the fashion of the tyrant, but after the fashion of the tiger.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE LOWEST DEPTHS
3  He flung himself upon the cold meat and bread which were still lying upon the table from his host's supper, and devoured it voraciously.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
4  He walked up to the sideboard, and tearing a piece from the loaf he devoured it voraciously, washing it down with a long draught of water.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
5  She stalked across the littered yard and climbed into the buggy, noticing with grim satisfaction that the men were tearing at the ham and cramming bits into their mouths voraciously.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV