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{adj: edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish} devouring or craving food in great quantities
"edacious vultures"
"a rapacious appetite"
"ravenous as wolves"
"voracious sharks"

{adj: predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous} living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
"a predatory bird"
"the rapacious wolf"
"raptorial birds"
"ravening wolves"
"a vulturine taste for offal"

{adj: rapacious, ravening, voracious} excessively greedy and grasping
"a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"
"ravening creditors"
"paying taxes to voracious governments"

{adv: nevermore, never again} at no time hereafter
"Quoth the raven, nevermore!" -E.A.Poe

{n: Corvidae, family Corvidae} crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay

{n: Corvus, genus Corvus} type genus of the Corvidae: crows and ravens

{n: Hemitripterus, genus Hemitripterus} sea ravens

{n: night heron, night raven} nocturnal or crepuscular herons

{n: night raven} any bird that cries at night

{n: raven, Corvus corax} large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail

{n: sea raven, Hemitripterus americanus} large sculpin of western Atlantic; inflates itself when caught

{v: caw} utter a cry, characteristic of crows, rooks, or ravens

{v: croak, cronk} utter a hoarse sound, like a raven

{v: devour, guttle, raven, pig} eat greedily
"he devoured three sandwiches"

{v: raven, prey, predate} prey on or hunt for
"These mammals predate certain eggs"

{v: raven} feed greedily
"The lions ravened the bodies"

{v: raven} obtain or seize by violence


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