appetent


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ap·pe·tence

(ăp′ĭ-təns)
n.
Appetency.

[Probably French appétence, from Latin appetentia; see appetency.]

ap′pe·tent adj.

appetent

(ˈæpɪtənt)
adj
having an eager longing or desire
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appetent - marked by eager desire; "a big rich appetent Western city"
desirous, wishful - having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"
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APPETENT A Eagerly desiring B Works applied to C Express approbation who am I?
P]endant que le tout cuict ainsi a leur mode, les vieilles femmes (lesquelles, comme j'ay dit, appetent merveilleusement de manger de la chair humaine) estans toutes assembles pour recueillir la graisse qui degoutte le long des bastons de ces grandes et hautes grilles de bois, exhortans les hommes de faire en sorte qu'elles ayent tousjours de telle viande : et en leschans leurs doigts disent, Yguatou, c'est a dire, il est bon.
Advertisers may specify that the ads are shown to users whose environmental conditions meet certain criteria," the appetent said.