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edacity

[ih-das-i-tee] /ɪˈdæs ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the state of being edacious; voraciousness; appetite.
Origin of edacity
1620-1630
1620-30; < Latin edācitās, equivalent to edāci- (stem of edāx) gluttonous, equivalent to ed- eat + -āci- adj. suffix + -tās -ty2
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  • edacity, rapacity;—quite contrary to the finer sensibilities of the heart!

    The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle

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