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    ravenous

    ravenous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ravenous

    Definition
    (adj) extremely hungry
    Synonyms : esurient , famished , sharp-set , starved
    Example Sentence
    • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
    • a ravenous boy
    • the family was starved and ragged
    • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
    Definition
    (adj) devouring or craving food in great quantities
    Example Sentence
    • edacious vultures
    • a rapacious appetite
    • ravenous as wolves
    • voracious sharks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ravenous

sounds like RAVAN.. we can understand how hungry one would get to feed his 10 heads.

Sounds like "revenues". Everyone is extremely hungry about it :)

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add a 'c' it becomes crave+nous...extremely hungry

Everybody knows raven? So ravenous...

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