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 for voracious
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Voracious \Vo*ra"cious\, a. [L. vorax, -acis, fr. vorare to
     devour; akin to Gr. ? meat, food, ? to devour, Skr. gar. Cf.
     Devour.]
     Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow;
     ravenous; gluttonous; edacious; rapacious; as, a voracious
     man or appetite; a voracious gulf or whirlpool. --Dampier. --
     Vo*ra"cious*ly, adv. -- Vo*ra"cious*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  voracious
      adj 1: excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on
             the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to
             voracious governments" [syn: rapacious, ravening,
             voracious]
      2: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious
         vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves";
         "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, esurient, rapacious,
         ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "voracious":
     Apician, a hog for, acquisitive, all-devouring, ardent, avaricious,
     avid, bolting, bottomless, cormorant, coveting, covetous, cramming,
     crapulent, crapulous, desirous, devoted, devouring, dog-hungry,
     eager, earnest, edacious, empty, enormous, enthusiastic, esurient,
     famished, famishing, fasting, fervent, fervid, glutting,
     gluttonizing, gluttonous, gobbling, gorging, grabby, grasping,
     greedy, gulping, guttling, guzzling, half-famished, half-starved,
     hoggish, hungering, hungry, hyperphagic, insatiable, insatiate,
     intemperate, limitless, mercenary, miserly, money-hungry,
     money-mad, omnivorous, overgreedy, passionate, peckish, piggish,
     pinched with hunger, polyphagic, predacious, prodigious,
     quenchless, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, satiating, sating,
     sharp-set, slakeless, sordid, starved, starving, stuffing,
     surfeiting, swinish, thirsty, unappeasable, unappeased,
     uncontrollable, uncontrolled, unfilled, unquenchable, unsated,
     unsatisfied, unslakeable, unslaked, venal, wolfing, wolfish,
     zealous
  
  

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