edacious

[ ih-dey-shuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF edacious
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EDACIOUS

These words Hyndford listened to with an edacious solid countenance, and greedily took them down.

Thus Time rolls on in its many-colored manner, edacious and feracious.

And that he became audacious, edacious, and loquacious, is evident from such wit and flippancy as he here likes to display.

WORD ORIGIN

1829, from Latin edaci-, stem of edax "voracious, gluttonous," from edere "to eat" (see edible) + -ous. Related: Edacity (1620s).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EDACIOUS

devouring

adjectiveeating up
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