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synonyms for thirsting

  • bursting
  • craving
  • desiring
  • hankering
  • heated
  • keen
  • longing
  • pining
  • yearning
  • acquisitive
  • agog
  • ambitious
  • antsy
  • appetent
  • ardent
  • athirst
  • avid
  • breathless
  • champing at the bit
  • covetous
  • desirous
  • dying to
  • earnest
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • greedy
  • gung-ho
  • hot
  • hot to trot
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • intent
  • rarin' to go
  • ready and willing
  • restive
  • restless
  • self-starting
  • solicitous
  • thirsty
  • vehement
  • voracious
  • warmblooded
  • wild
  • wishful
  • zealous

antonyms for thirsting

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  • calm
  • peaceful
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How to use thirsting in a sentence

And here I sit hungering and thirsting till my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth.
THE NURSERY, AUGUST 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 2VARIOUS
Now he is thirsting for revenge, and probably seeking a victim nearer home, in Allegheny.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
When Tarbell discovered him he had cut out the booze, had grown a beard, and was thirsting for vengeance.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
As far as the eye could reach was an excited crowd, restless, furious, and thirsting for vengeance.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Like heroes indeed thirsting for fight they rush about; like combatants eager for glory they have striven in battles.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
All this was very trying to the newly-married man, who was thirsting for sympathy.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
Indeed more than useless; since they would only be wasting time; and, thirsting as they were, that meant everything.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
Every man who had seen them had wonder tales to tell; every man who had not seen was thirsting for information from the others.
GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
The crowd shouted, and called us "aristocrats, thirsting for the blood of the good citizens."
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLII. VOL. LV. APRIL, 1844VARIOUS
I loved thee for thy purity and because thou art exquisitely beautiful and I am a man thirsting for happiness.
"UNTO CAESAR"BARONESS EMMUSKA ORCZY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THIRSTING

  • agog
  • anxious
  • ardent
  • avid
  • bursting
  • champing at the bit
  • desiring
  • desirous
  • excited
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • keen
  • longing
  • raring
  • ready and willing
  • thirsting
  • thirsty
  • yearning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.