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hungry

(hŭng′grē)
adj. hun·grier, hun·griest
Experiencing a desire or need for food.

hun′gri·ly adv.
hun′gri·ness n.
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The turning point came when Beckham hungrily won back the ball in midfield to help set up Michael Owen's 43rd-minute equaliser.
With temperatures nudging 20 C in Birmingham yesterday, men and women shrugged off the winter blues and hungrily drank in the rays of sunlight.
But now the Japanese motor manufacturer are hungrily eyeing the sports utility vehicle sector where there has been rapid global growth in recent times.
When he wasn't charging around, he was hungrily demanding the ball in the middle.
But you don't have to be a doyenne of aesthetics to appreciate that if you place a bowl of cherries in a pure white room your eye will hungrily elevate it into an object of sublime beauty.
Even the Big Boys like Mercedes are hungrily exploring this sector with the recently- launched Vaneo.
Sure, there are a few sad and clueless car duffers out there who continue to buy Nissan Almeras and Triumph Acclaims, but most of us, whether we realise it or not, are keen observers of the motoring pecking order, hungrily devouring images of glam drivers in swish motors because we want to be like them.
There followed the tense greetings on the ground, the anxious bicycle rides back to rustic cottage kitchens where rough red wine was drunk and coarse bread broken and hungrily devoured.
"I don't think we need the writer anymore," he suggests hungrily to the director.
Shearer, after facing suggestions he should be sacked as captain, responded in lion-hearted fashion by leading the line hungrily and constantly testing his markers.
Directors are hungrily following what they see happening to their US counterparts
Children hungrily gobble up 38 per cent.SWEET-TOOTHED BRITS SPEND pounds 5.5bn