HyperDic: voracious

English > 2 senses of the word voracious:
ADJECTIVEallvoracious, rapacious, raveningexcessively greedy and grasping
allvoracious, edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfishdevouring or craving food in great quantities
voracious > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > voracious: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningexcessively greedy and grasping.
Example "paying taxes to voracious governments"
Synonymsrapacious, ravening
Broaderacquisitiveeager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas
Spanishrapaz, voraz
Catalanrapaç, voraç
Nounsvoraciousnessan excessive desire for wealth (usually in large amounts)
English > voracious: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdevouring or craving food in great quantities.
Example "voracious sharks"
Synonymsedacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfish
BroadergluttonousGiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
Spanishsanguinario, voraz
Catalanafamat, voraç
Nounsvoracity, voraciousnessextreme / extreme gluttony
voracity, voraciousnessexcessive desire to eat
Adverbsvoraciouslyin an eagerly voracious manner

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