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excessive eagerness, greediness, great hunger: He gobbled down his food with voracity.
Not to be confused with:
veracity – truthfulness: He has a reputation for veracity and we can trust what he says.
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1. Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous.
2. Having or marked by a strong desire for an activity or pursuit: a voracious reader.
[From Latin vorāx, vorāc-, from vorāre, to swallow, devour.]
vo·rac′i·ty (-răs′ĭ-tē), vo·ra′cious·ness n.
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|Noun||1.||voracity - excessive desire to eat|
|2.||voracity - extreme gluttony |
gluttony - habitual eating to excess
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voracity[vɒˈræsɪtɪ] n → voracità
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