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voracious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of voracious

  1. 1 having a huge appetite it seemed like the voracious kitten was eating her weight in food every day Synonyms of voracious edacious, esurient, gluttonous, greedy, hoggish, piggish, rapacious, ravenous, swinish Words Related to voracious hearty, wolfish; devouring, gobbling, gorging, gormandizing, gulping; insatiable, unquenchable, unslakable; empty, famished, hungry, peckish [chiefly British], starved, starving; malnourished, underfed, undernourished Near Antonyms of voracious content, full, glutted, sated, satiated, satisfied, stuffed

  2. 2 showing urgent desire or interest a voracious reader Synonyms of voracious agog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, geeked [slang], great, greedy, gung ho, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked [slang], thirsty, eager, wildWords Related to voracious engaged, interested; happy, hung up, obsessed; ambitious, appetent, covetous, craving, hankering, longing, pining; breathless, restive, restless; amenable, disposed, game, glad, inclined, ready, unreluctant, willingNear Antonyms of voracious casual, incurious, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned, uninterested; aloof, detached, disinterested; impassive, stolid; halfhearted, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lukewarm, spiritless; averse, disinclined, hesitant, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, unwillingAntonyms of voracious apathetic, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic

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