He used decades in prison to sharpen his arguments, but also to spread his thirst for knowledge to others in the movement.
Alas, this thirst for firm conclusions is likely to be disappointed.
We compete for access to oil every day, as the thirst in China rises to U.S. levels.
Old English þurst, from West Germanic *thurstus (cf. Old Saxon thurst, Frisian torst, Dutch dorst, Old High German and German durst), from Proto-Germanic *thurs-, from PIE root *ters- "dry" (see terrain). Figurative sense of "vehement desire" is attested from c.1200.
Old English þyrstan (see thirst (n.)); the figurative sense of the verb was present in Old English. Related: Thirsted; thirsting.
A sensation of dryness in the mouth and throat related to a need or desire to drink.
The desire or need to drink.