Edacious E*da"cious, a. [L. edax, edacis, fr. edere to eat.] Given to eating; voracious; devouring. [1913 Webster]

Swallowed in the depths of edacious Time. --Carlyle. -- {E*da"cious*ly}, adv. -- {E*da"cious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • edaciousness — edāˈciousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑edacious …   Useful english dictionary

  • voracity — n 1. ravenousness, voraciousness, gluttony, edacity, edaciousness, open mouthedness, hog gishness, piggishness, swinishness, crapulousness; insatiability, insatiateness, omnivorousness, gulosity, Pathol. polyphagia. 2. desire, desriousness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • edacious — /əˈdeɪʃəs/ (say uh dayshuhs) adjective devouring; voracious; consuming. {edaci(ty) + ous} –edaciously, adverb –edaciousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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