esuriently
adverb see esurient

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • esuriently — See esurience. * * * …   Universalium

  • esuriently — esu·ri·ent·ly …   English syllables

  • esuriently — adverb see esurient * * * esūˈriently adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑esurient …   Useful english dictionary

  • esurient — adjective Etymology: Latin esurient , esuriens, present participle of esurire to be hungry; akin to Latin edere to eat more at eat Date: circa 1672 hungry, greedy • esuriently adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • esurient — esurience, esuriency, n. esuriently, adv. /i soor ee euhnt/, adj. hungry; greedy. [1665 75; < L esurient (s. of esuriens, prp. of esurire) hungering, equiv. to esur hunger + ent ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • esurient — [ɪ sjʊərɪənt, ɛ ] adjective rare hungry or greedy. Derivatives esuriently adverb Origin C17: from L. esurient , esurire be hungry …   English new terms dictionary

  • esurient — /əˈsjuriənt/ (say uh syoohreeuhnt), /i / (say ee ) adjective hungry; greedy. {Latin ēsuriens, present participle, desiring to eat} –esurience, esuriency, noun –esuriently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • esurient — [ē soor′ē ənt, ēsyoor′ē ənt] adj. [< L esuriens, prp. of esurire, to be hungry < pp. of edere, EAT] hungry; voracious; greedy esurience n. esuriency esuriently adv …   English World dictionary

  • esurient — adj. archaic or joc. 1 hungry. 2 impecunious and greedy. Derivatives: esuriently adv. Etymology: L esurire (v.) hunger f. edere es eat …   Useful english dictionary

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