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voracious - vocabulary

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adjective

Eating with greediness or in very large quantities; very eager or avid, as in a voracious reader.

The fish in neighboring streams and lakes are so voracious, it is said, that fishermen have to stand out of sight behind trees while baiting their hooks.

—The WPA Guide to Florida (1939)

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