1.extremely hungry; famished; voracious:feeling ravenous after a hard day’s work.
2.extremely rapacious:a ravenous jungle beast.
3.intensely eager for gratification or satisfaction.
“There was not enough milk; sometimes Magda sucked air; then she screamed. Stella was ravenous. Her knees where tumors on sticks, her elbow chicken bones.”
The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick (First Paragraph)

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