ravening :

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  • v  obtain or seize by violence
  • v  prey on or hunt for
  • v  eat greedily
  • v  feed greedily
  • s  living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    ravening wolves
  • s  excessively greedy and grasping
    ravening creditors
  • s  devouring or craving food in great quantities

  • Clinton's sclerotic firmness may be chronic, a consequence of the sort of campaign she appears to be running--which is to say, the sort of campaign in which you put a ravening .
  • Abraham Lincoln once remarked that he found it easier to run the Civil War than to satisfy his political followers' ravening for postmasterships.
  • Over the last two years, as he struggled with this obscene disease, which devoured him at the end like a witless, ravening vulture, I would provoke him on purpose, to divert him.

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