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- 1. hungry (vs. thirsty), empty, empty-bellied, famished, ravenous, sharp-set, starved, esurient, peckish, supperless
- usage: feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"
- 2. athirst(predicate), hungry(predicate), thirsty(predicate), desirous (vs. undesirous), wishful
- usage: (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous; "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"
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