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voracity

[vaw-ras-i-tee, voh-, vuh-] /vɔˈræs ɪ ti, voʊ-, və-/
noun
1.
the condition or quality of being voracious.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; < Latin vorācitās, equivalent to vorāc- (stem of vorāx) gluttonous + -itās -ity
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Examples for voracity
  • One is the size of the innings, marking a return to his old voracity.
  • But his voracity for anything printed was insatiable.

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