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


They had ravened upon the blood of men and the flesh of horses, and they hungered for more.

How could I possibly break with Covent Garden—where my understudy, a fearsome female, ravened for the part?

His mask of a face revealed nothing, but he could not disguise the rage of hunger for her that ravened in his famished eyes.

If up to that time I had not thought of the stage as a career, now at the suggestion the desire of it ravened in me like a flame.

There in the breach It ravened for me, thrust Itself toward me, pressed against the thin veil of separation between us.

Benjamin portioned above his brethren has ravened as a wolf.

Away to his right, down a narrow pitch-black tunnel, were the walls of the hypocausts behind which fires roared and ravened.

Now the fury of the people rose against me, and they ravened round the palace like lions of the desert, roaring for my blood.

That night, as they ravened over their meager meal, Knute came to them, hesitatingly.

Were not its commanders and its princes lions who overran the whole world, and ravened, and slaughtered the prey?