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Covid-19 plunged the United States into a recession, leaving millions of Americans out of work and hungry.

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In other words, if students stay at home, some will be more vulnerable and more hungry and more isolated.

The biggest takeaway from the research, however, was less about the hungry sea creatures and more about the underwater recorders.

That low-power system, however, is meant more for smaller, less power-hungry devices like smart locks and security sensors.

The enormous datasets compiled to feed these data-hungry algorithms capture everything on the internet.

The city protests that a beach is not a suitable place to feed the hungry.

Springsteen originally wrote his first big hit, “Hungry Heart,” for the Ramones.

He's dazzling, fielding questions, spinning out anecdotes and limericks, sounding 35 and hungry for publicity.

And to do that, you have to forget that you have been hungry, too.

I managed to keep the salad down, but I left the restaurant hungry.

And he had waited so long for Grandfather Mole that he had begun to feel hungry again.

We make fast the doors of our lighted houses against the indigent and the hungry.

That was because he was hungry, you see, but pigs nearly always eat fast, as though they were continually in a hurry.

“Mon pauvre petit, you are hungry,” said Aristide, carrying it to the car racked by the clattering engine.

A very little crust thrown to the very hungry is always accepted with gratitude.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hungry, such as: eager, greedy, keen, ravenous, starved, and athirst.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.