gluttonous

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gluttonous

adjective crapulent, crapulous, edacious, excessive, greedy, immoderate, incontinent, indulgent, inordinate, insatiable, omnivorous, orgiastic, ravenous, unrestrained, voracious GO, verb abandon, advance, amble, budge, decamp, decease, demise, depart, disappear, emigrate, evacuate, flit, gain ground, hie, hike, journey, leave, make a journey, make off, make progress, march, meander, migrate, move, pace, part, part company, pass away, peregrinate, perish, proceed, promenade, quit, retreat, ride, roam, rove, set out, slip away, steal off, stride, strut, succumb, take flight, take wing, traipse, travel, tread, trek, trudge, walk, wander, wend, withdraw GO (Start), verb begin, carry on, commence, continue, embark upon, inaugurate, initiate, keep going, maintain, originate, persist, proceed GO (Travel), verb get away, go to, jet to, journey, jourrey to, leave, take a cruise to, take a plane to, tour, travel by car to, travel to, vacation to
See also: inordinate, insatiable, lecherous
References in periodicals archive ?
Food is nourishment when taken in moderation but is a danger when taken gluttonously.
For a non-smoker the image of a policeman ticketing a smoker, who was gluttonously burning a cigarette, is victory for health; however, such a spectacle will not yet dominate Jordanian streets: Well at least not in the time being.
In contrast to those who are on a diet that includes yesterday's coffee grounds, and like the bourgeois who consume far more than they need, the mine gluttonously eats countable pieces of food by ingesting people in a gargantuan feasted motivated by the giant tapeworm in its bowels: "Etienne ne comprenait bien qu'une chose: le puits avalait des hommes par bouchees de vingt et de trente, et d'un coup de gosier si facile, qu'il semblait ne pas les sentir passer" (1153).
In the bed facing the window, a naked woman (Lubna Azabal) gluttonously eats a bowl of ice cream.
However flip the coin and a very different picture emerges ( if a harvest isn't gluttonously gathered in, then what on earth is going to happen when the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool come along, as they do for Newcastle in the following few weeks?
Undeniably, the United States made tactical and strategic errors in the Middle East over many administrations as we supported corrupt regimes and gluttonously consumed imported oil.