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1. voracious

adjective. ['vɔˈreɪʃəs'] devouring or craving food in great quantities.

Synonyms

  • ravening
  • edacious
  • gluttonous
  • esurient
  • ravenous
  • wolfish

Antonyms

  • unaggressive
  • nonindulgent
  • undesirous
  • thirsty

Etymology

  • vorax (Latin)
  • voro (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Voracious

  • proteinaceous
  • perspicacious
  • ostentatious
  • crustaceous
  • vexatious
  • predaceous
  • mendacious
  • loquacious
  • flirtatious
  • efficacious
  • vivacious
  • tenacious
  • sebaceous
  • salacious
  • ignatius
  • horatius
  • hellacious
  • fallacious
  • capacious
  • spacious
  • herbaceous
  • gracious
  • ceraceous
  • audacious

How do you pronounce voracious?

Pronounce voracious as vɔˈreɪʃəs.

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Example sentences of the word voracious


1. Adjective
Their voracious appetite can lead them to destroy plants and pantries across America and the Atlantic.

Quotes containing the word voracious


1. Fear is the Best Test Will the fear of going blind make youa voracious reader, a world traveleror paralyze you with a thousand other fears?
- Beryl Dov

2. voracious

adjective. ['vɔˈreɪʃəs'] excessively greedy and grasping.

Synonyms

  • ravening
  • acquisitive

Antonyms

  • abstinent
  • ascetic
  • ascetical

Etymology

  • vorax (Latin)
  • voro (Latin)
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