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synonyms for ravening

  • greedy
  • marauding
  • rapacious
  • voracious
  • bloodthirsty
  • carnivorous
  • depredatory
  • despoiling
  • hungry
  • hunting
  • pillaging
  • plundering
  • predacious
  • predative
  • preying
  • raptorial
  • ravaging
  • thieving
  • vulturine
  • vulturous
  • wolfish
  • rapacious
  • ravenous
  • insatiable
  • avid
  • prodigious
  • covetous
  • devouring
  • empty
  • gluttonous
  • grasping
  • gross
  • omnivorous
  • starved
  • starving
  • uncontrolled
  • edacious
  • dog-hungry
  • gorging
  • piggy
  • starved to death
  • unquenchable
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How to use ravening in a sentence

A vast mountain of green water lifted up its bulk and fell upon us in a ravening cataract.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
At one o'clock the four elder ones would be upon her, ravening.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
Ravening beasts and poisonous reptiles lurk in those abodes of the riches and the poverty that are no longer known to our life.
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
We are no hounds of heaven, nor ravening band Of earthly wolves to tear your kingdom down.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
His bravery in battle is the bravery of a ravening wolf, of a blood-drunk savage animal.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
A hundred brawny arms, accustomed to wield the broad axe, had lent their aid to rear the mighty pile and feed the ravening flame.
THE WILD MAN OF THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
Angus Jones kept the rope taut as if by his single effort the ravening beast was alone restrained.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
It filled him with resentment to think that those ravening marauders had come into the country.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
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WORDS RELATED TO RAVENING

  • devouring
  • esurient
  • gluttonous
  • greedy
  • hoggish
  • insatiable
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • unappeasable
  • covetous
  • devouring
  • edacious
  • gorging
  • gourmandizing
  • greedy
  • gross
  • hoggish
  • insatiable
  • never full
  • omnivorous
  • piggish
  • piggy
  • prodigious
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • starving
  • unquenchable
  • wolfish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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