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Adjective
Feeling or showing the need for food
“Pip decided to provide the hungry convict with some food.”
Adjective
Suffering from malnutrition
“Expecting to rescue a small, furry animal in distress, he bent down and discovered the weak and hungry child.”
Adjective
Having a strong desire or craving
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“The world is consuming vast amounts of energy, and it's hungry for even more.”
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Ambitious or driven towards a particular goal
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“These hungry college graduates are eager to put their four years of college tuition to the the test.”
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Miserly or excessively frugal
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Beginning to attract attention or critical acclaim
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Eating animal flesh
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Surviving by preying on other animals
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Having or holding out hope of reaching one's ambition
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