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Meaning of RAVENING

Pronunciation:  'ravuning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
  2. [adj]  excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"
  3. [adj]  living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"
 

RAVENING is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: acquisitive, aggressive, edacious, esurient, gluttonous, predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravenous, voracious, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rav"en*ing\, n.
    Eagerness for plunder; rapacity; extortion. --Luke xi. 39.
    
    
  2. \Rav"en*ing\, a.
    Greedily devouring; rapacious; as, ravening wolves. --
    {Rav"en*ing*ly}, adv.
    
    
 

 

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