V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. extremely hungry; 2. very eager and enthusiastic

Synonyms: hungry, ravenous, insatiable, rapacious, greedy, eager, avid

Antonyms: satiated

Tips: Voracious is a sophisticated way of describing hunger, whether it's literal hunger for food or figurative hunger for knowledge. You will often hear the phrase "voracious reader." This is used to describe a hunger and eagerness to read.

Usage Examples:

He is a voracious eater who dives into his food. (eager, very hungry)

He is a voracious reader that pours through several books a month. (eager, avid)

He is a voracious reader of history books and journals. (avid, eager)

I love to see children with a voracious appetite for knowledge. (eager, insatiable)

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