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Dictionary definition for: Esurient

1. (s) 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"

2. (s) (often followed by "for'') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure" "an avid ambition to succeed" "fierce devouring affection" "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity" "greedy for fame"

3. (s) devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures" "a rapacious appetite" "ravenous as wolves" "voracious sharks"

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