Ravening Rav"en*ing, a. Greedily devouring; rapacious; as, ravening wolves. -- {Rav"en*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • raveningly — See ravening. * * * …   Universalium

  • ravening — raveningly, adv. /rav euh ning/, adj. 1. rapacious; voracious. n. 2. rapacity. [1520 30; RAVEN2 + ING2, ING1] Syn. 1. See ravenous. * * * …   Universalium

  • avidly — Synonyms and related words: animatedly, anxiously, avariciously, breathlessly, covetously, devouringly, eagerly, enthusiastically, graspingly, greedily, hoggishly, impatiently, keenly, piggishly, promptly, quickly, rapaciously, raveningly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fiercely — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ferociously, violently, wildly, savagely, terribly, vehemently, angrily, threateningly, menacingly, frighteningly, awfully, horribly, venomously, mightily, passionately, impetuously, boldly, irresistibly, furiously,… …   English dictionary for students

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