thirstily


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thirst·y

 (thûr′stē)
adj. thirst·i·er, thirst·i·est
1. Desiring to drink.
2. Arid; parched: thirsty fields.
3. Craving something: thirsty for news.
4. Very absorbent: a thirsty sponge.

thirst′i·ly adv.
thirst′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thirstily - in a thirsty manner; "we drank thirstily from the bottle that was passed around"
2.thirstily - with eagerness; in an eager manner; "the news was eagerly awaited"
Translations
بِعَطَش، بِتَعَطَّش إلى
žíznivě
szomjasan
ákaflega
smädno
susamış bir şekilde

thirstily

[ˈθɜːstɪlɪ] ADV he drank it thirstilylo bebió con avidez
young Emlyn read thirstily anything he could get hold ofel joven Emlyn leía con avidez todo lo que caía en sus manos

thirstily

[ˈθɜːrstɪli] adv [drink] → avidement

thirstily

adv (lit) drinkdurstig; (fig)begierig

thirst

(θəːst) noun
1. a feeling of dryness (in the mouth) caused by a lack of water or moisture. I have a terrible thirst.
2. a strong and eager desire for something. thirst for knowledge.
verb
to have a great desire for. He's thirsting for revenge.
ˈthirsty adjective
1. suffering from thirst. I'm so thirsty – I must have a drink.
2. causing a thirst. Digging the garden is thirsty work.
ˈthirstily adverb
ˈthirstiness noun
References in classic literature ?
In the yellow sands and burnt by the sun, he doubtless peereth thirstily at the isles rich in fountains, where life reposeth under shady trees.
I must have lived fully three years in that secluded school-house hearth," said he, "drinking thirstily of the ever-flowing fount of limpid knowledge before me.
Meantime, they hauled more and more upon their lines, till close flanking him on both sides, Stubb answered Flask with lance for lance; and thus round and round the Pequod the battle went, while the multitudes of sharks that had before swum round the Sperm Whale's body, rushed to the fresh blood that was spilled, thirstily drinking at every new gash, as the eager Israelites did at the new bursting fountains that poured from the smitten rock.
He illustrated these melodramatic morsels by handing the tankard to himself with great humility, receiving it haughtily, drinking from it thirstily, and smacking his lips fiercely.
In the middle of the gallery, the prisoner stopped for a moment, to contemplate the infinite horizon, to respire the sulphurous perfumes of the tempest, to drink in thirstily the hot rain, and to breathe a sigh resembling a smothered groan.
I seized greedily on my new idea; I thirstily drank in all its different aspects (I did not sleep a wink that night
Hunting: the shifting up and down between consecutive gears because the one is too high and bogs down the engine, losing power, while the other is too low and leads to noisily and thirstily soaring revs).
and he casually milks one before thirstily swigging some of that freshly squeezed liquid, while Rey chases him round his island.
The 'real' vampire was first sinisterly shown to be thirstily cruising around for likely 'suppliers' for his addiction.
Those water woes have people thirstily eyeing the more than one sextillion liters of water in Earth's oceans and some underground aquifers with high salt content.
The appeal of bars and clubs has gone, usually as I've been in the back rooms and corridors of them, trying to get changed whilst dodging the rats and roaches running over the bottles of alcohol we thirstily put to our lips.