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thirsty

[thur-stee]
adjective, thirstier, thirstiest.
1.
feeling or having thirst; craving liquid.
2.
needing moisture, as land; parched; dry or arid: the thirsty soil.
3.
eagerly desirous; eager: thirsty for news.
4.
causing thirst: Digging is thirsty work.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English thirsti, Old English thyrstig; akin to Dutch dorstig, German durstig, Sanskrit tṛṣita thirsty

thirstily, adverb
thirstiness, noun
nonthirsty, adjective
unthirsty, adjective
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thirsty (ˈθɜːstɪ)
 
adj , thirstier, thirstiest
1.  feeling a desire to drink
2.  dry; arid: the thirsty soil
3.  (foll by for) feeling an eager desire: thirsty for information
4.  causing thirst: thirsty work
 
'thirstily
 
adv
 
'thirstiness
 
n

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thirsty thirst·y (thûr'stē)
adj.
Desiring to drink.

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