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Synonyms for ravenous
ˈræv ə nəsrav·en·ous

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  1. ravenousadjective


  2. ravenousadjective

    Very hungry.


  3. ravenousadjective

    Eager for prey or gratification.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ravenous

    voracious, hungry, gluttonous, rapacious, omnivorous

    listless, inappetent, fastidious, dainty, nice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurientadjective

    extremely hungry

    "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"

    starving, famished, rapacious, avid, sharp-set, greedy, esurient, starved, voracious, devouring(a), wolfish, edacious, ravening

    abstemious, thirsty

  2. edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfishadjective

    devouring or craving food in great quantities

    "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"

    esurient, wolflike, starved, famished, vulturous, sharp-set, rapacious, greedy, raptorial, predatory, edacious, voracious, wolfish, avid, devouring(a), ravening, vulturine

    abstemious, thirsty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ravenousadjective

    voracious, rapacious, devouring, ravening, greedy, insatiable, insatiate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ravenousadjective

    voracious, rapacious, ravening, insatiable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ravenous":

    voracious, hungry, rapacious, starving, avid

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  1. Natalie Mokari:

    Ideally, you aren’t showing up to a restaurant overly hungry, it just leads to making decisions that are based more on portion size just to reregulate that hunger and get away from that sense of feeling ravenous.

  2. Andrea Dworkin:

    The will to domination is a ravenous beast. There are never enough warm bodies to satiate its monstrous hunger. Once alive, this beast grows and grows, feeding on all the life around it, scouring the earth to find new sources of nourishment. This beast lives in each man who battens on female servitude.

  3. Carissa DeCramer:

    This is incredibly rare for Biscayne National Park, pythons are not aquatic animals. They can swim, which is why this python was able to make it to the platform. But they’re not regularly in open water. And they don't like salt water. RAVENOUS 14-FOOT PYTHON CAUGHT WITH 3 DEER IN ITS GUT Burmese pythons are a problematic, invasive species in Florida, and have been for years. Over 2,000 reportsof the pythons have been made in Miami-Dade County alone, and they’ve also been reported in numerous other Florida counties.

  4. Robert Collier:

    Very few persons, comparatively, know how to Desire with sufficient intensity. They do not know what it is to feel and manifest that intense, eager, longing, craving, insistent, demanding, ravenous Desire which is akin to the persistent, insistent, ardent, overwhelming desire of the drowning man for a breath of air; of the shipwrecked or desert-lost man for a drink of water; of the famished man for bread and meat

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