voracity


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Related to voracity: evitable, curmudgeonly, inexplicably, splayed
See: greed
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I had not counted in vain upon their voracity. Observing that I remained without motion, one or two of the boldest leaped upon the frame-work, and smelt at the surcingle.
His voracity is well known, and from the circumstance that the inner angles of his lips are curved upwards, he carries an everlasting Mephistophelean grin on his face.
It is their very voracity that keeps their numbers down to a point which permits other forms of life to persist, for even in the season of love the great males often turn upon their own mates and devour them, while both males and females occasionally devour their young.
But the clerical position had not been forthcoming, either for Letty or her, and day by day their little hoard dwindled, though the room rent remained normal and the stove consumed coal with undiminished voracity. And it was a slim little hoard by now.
And it's no surprise that the fast-rising singer-songwriter is able to juggle a young family with life on the road - a life that involves the 24-7 marketing and management of a band that fuses old school rock and roll with a voracity for reinvention.
His voracity for charity started in September 2014 in Pattaya, Thailand.
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim] To conclude those benefits, let us say that fasting, standing (at night in prayer), remembrance of Allah The Almighty and reduction of food, drink and desire in Ramadan break the soul's voracity, greediness, wrongness and transgression.
At the apex are the bull sharks and these are easily the most famed shark of our region for their voracity, pure size and power.
A: In a way, it explains the behavior and the voracity of the United States for seizing or controlling the points that it believes are vital for its commercial, military and political spirit.
"Fasting is learning to change our attitude towards others and all of creation, turning away from the temptation to devour everything to satisfy our voracity, and being ready to suffer for love, which can fill the emptiness of our hearts," he explained.
Reports are stating that Supreme Leader is considering keeping hold of us for a while, and while the internet isn't big enough to speculate on either the voracity of that report, or the ramifications, I'm fairly confident that one of my election manifesto pledges about psychological profiling won't be a million miles away.
These dangerous streaks are with regard to its social outlook, political ends, economic voracity and above all the hegemonic agenda both within India and in its neighboring states.