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  • adj.eager
  • adj.thirsty

synonyms for athirst

  • agog
  • anxious
  • ardent
  • avid
  • bursting
  • champing at the bit
  • desiring
  • desirous
  • excited
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • keen
  • longing
  • raring
  • ready and willing
  • thirsting
  • thirsty
  • yearning
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How to use athirst in a sentence

The river's song should have summoned up the vision of those living waters, and their wooing, "Let him that is athirst come!"
ALONEMARION HARLAND
He was always athirst for fresh proofs of it, and these were forthcoming every day.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
"The water of life freely, and let him that is athirst say come," echoed the old lady feelingly.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
If there is any truth in me that the world wants, nothing will hinder the world from drinking what it is athirst for.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. II (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
So he travelled all that morning, and the day was very bright and warm, so that by and by he was an-hungered and athirst.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
The Kafirs, athirst for blood, afraid to attack the camps, had gone roaming about for days seeking whom they might devour.
JASPER LYLEHARRIET WARD
They are like water when one is athirst, like plovers' eggs in March, like cigars when one is out in the autumn.
PHINEAS FINNANTHONY TROLLOPE
But the heart and soul of man wants more than that; as it is written, “My soul is athirst for God, even for the living God.”
DAILY THOUGHTSCHARLES KINGSLEY
Here was one bitten by the serpent of love, and athirst for an image of the sex to serve for the cooling herb, as youth will be.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
I will give to him that is athirst the water of life freely.
RELIGIOUS STUDIES, SKETCHES AND POEMSHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ATHIRST

  • ardent
  • athirst
  • avaricious
  • breathless
  • covetous
  • desirous
  • devoted
  • dying to
  • eager
  • fanatical
  • fervent
  • gotta have
  • grasping
  • greedy
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • insatiable
  • intense
  • keen
  • passionate
  • rapacious
  • ravenous
  • thirsty
  • voracious
  • zealous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.