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Word of the Day 09/22/20 Esurient

Esurient (adjective)
esurient [ ih-soor-ee-uhnt ]


adjective
1. hungry; greedy.

OTHER WORDS FROM ESURIENT
e·su·ri·ence, e·su·ri·en·cy, noun
e·su·ri·ent·ly, adverb
non·e·su·ri·ent, adjective
non·e·su·ri·ent·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO ESURIENT
rapacious, selfish, hungry, impatient, eager, keen, greedy, starved, ravenous, devouring, gluttonous, hoggish, insatiable, unappeasable, ravening, acquisitive, avaricious, avid, carnivorous, close

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Origin: 1665–75; < Latin ēsurient- (stem of ēsuriēns, present participle of ēsurīre) hungering, equivalent to ēsur- hunger + -ent--ent

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