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synonyms for famishing

  • eager
  • greedy
  • keen
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • athirst
  • avid
  • carnivorous
  • could eat a horse
  • covetous
  • craving
  • edacious
  • empty
  • esurient
  • famished
  • flying light
  • got the munchies
  • hankering
  • hoggish
  • hollow
  • hungered
  • insatiate
  • omnivorous
  • on empty stomach
  • piggish
  • rapacious
  • unfilled
  • unsatisfied
  • voracious
  • yearning

antonyms for famishing

MOST RELEVANT
  • full
  • unenthusiastic
  • replete
  • satiated
  • satisfied
  • stuffed
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How to use famishing in a sentence

The poor marble statue at his feet can no longer respond to the cries of her famishing child.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
He had heard of famishing men staggering along astonishing distances half-asleep or too dazed to notice where they were going.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Reducing more and more that famishing dog-kennel of a Brandenburg into a fruitful arable field.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Under the cover of night they smuggled cattle and sheep and hogs to the famishing garrison.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
Never was physician more watchful of his patient's symptoms than Lry with his hand upon the pulse of famishing Sancerre.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
He had forgotten his own hunger and weakness, and thought only of the famishing people for him to serve.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
The Duke of Orleans was profuse in his liberality, opening a public kitchen, and supplying the wants of famishing thousands.
LOUIS PHILIPPEJOHN S. C. (JOHN STEVENS CABOT) ABBOTT
The abbat told her that her famishing state was known, and that hope of escape there was none.
A LEGEND OF READING ABBEYCHARLES MACFARLANE
Then like a god from the blue appeared to the famishing and despairing Novgorodskie their erstwhile prince, Mstislav of Toropetz.
THE RISE OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIREHECTOR H. MUNRO
Tumultuous gatherings of famishing men and women menaced the unfortunate grain-dealers.
CRITICAL MISCELLANIES (VOL. 2 OF 3)JOHN MORLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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