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voracious

Etymology: L, vorax
greedy or gluttonous, with an insatiable appetite.

voracious

(vō-rā′shŭs) [L. vorare, to devour]
Having an insatiable or ravenous appetite.

voracious

said of appetite. See polyphagia.
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Unfortunately, the cloud is one of those high-tech concepts that vendor marketing groups jumped on with such voraciousness, the hyperbole left no room for a plain understanding of what the term actually means.
This entire procedure necessitates resources, self-refutation and above all patriotism to execute the whole strategy, but because of voraciousness, nepotism and dishonesty the resources to execute such national strategy goes into the pocket of high ranking officials, and at the end of the day we end up without execution of any security plans which is for the best interest of our entire populate instead of incessant decrying and trading accusations, let us move and act decisively to protect our territorial integrity.
but one cannot help feeling betrayed by blood,/ one cannot part with the sense of shame/at their voraciousness and our current defeat.
He then describes his mother and the eight children that were born after him in relation to his voraciousness as a reader.
With a look of voraciousness in his eyes, he says, "Man, it may be summertime in the Hamptons, but it is snowing up in here" (31:08-16).
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2) Such a meal was extravagant, even by the Regent's standards, but it nonetheless represents the voraciousness for which he was famous and which became a marker of the age.
An actor and a self-absorbed narcissist, he makes constant, faux self-effacing references to his fame, success and buff body, affecting contrition when acknowledging his sexual voraciousness.
139) Such immensely liberating epistemology recalls Rozanov's description of Pushkin's selective voraciousness in picking new ideals as he was walking the inexhaustible Gardens of Being: "and here is what else you can love.
Some have found in Kafka's female characters a Weiningerian voraciousness, (16) and Kafka's literature and letters also abound with references to the cliche of the nurturing woman.