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Word: voracious

Definition: ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader


Sentences Containing 'voracious'

The voracious caterpillar when transformed into a butterfly...and the gluttonous maggot when become a fly''content themselves with a drop or two of honey or some other sweet liquid.
The chief points to be referred to are three: first, that the common cuckoo, with rare exceptions, lays only one egg in a nest, so that the large and voracious young bird receives ample food.

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