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〔 I`sjJrIәnt, I`sJr- 〕


〔 iˋsjuәriәnt, -ˋsjoәr- 〕

Overview of adj esurient

The adj esurient has 3 senses

  • famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient -- (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")

  • avid, devouring, esurient, greedy -- ((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")

  • edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish -- (devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks")