voracious

|vəˈreɪʃəs|

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Слово Дня - voracious - прожорливый, ненасытный, жадный

Description

Wanting or devouring great quantities of food.; Having a very eager approach to an activity.

Examples

‘he had a voracious appetite’
‘As a three-year-old with a voracious appetite, he can easily down 15 mint brownies in one sitting.’
‘So voracious is China’s appetite for turtle that it has all but eradicated its own turtle population before turning to the export market.’
‘With their voracious appetite for stored cereals and nuts, the red flour beetle and its kin cause millions of dollars of damage annually.’
‘One more tragedy caused by the voracious appetites of men determined to consume all the diminishing resources of fish left in the seas.’
‘I was a little disturbed that he had a voracious appetite for potato chips and would leave the empty wrappers all over the floor.’

Translation

прожорливый, ненасытный, жадный

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