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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rav·en·ous /ˈrævənəs, ˈrævnəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rav·en·ous a.
 1. Devouring with rapacious eagerness; furiously voracious; hungry even to rage; as, a ravenous wolf or vulture.
 2. Eager for prey or gratification; as, a ravenous appetite or desire.
 -- Rav*en*ous*ly, adv. -- Rav*en*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: extremely hungry; "they were tired and famished for food and
             sleep"; "a ravenous boy"; "the family was starved and
             ragged"; "fell into the esurient embrance of a
             predatory enemy" [syn: famished, sharp-set, starved,
      2: devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious
         vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves";
         "voracious sharks" [syn: edacious, esurient, rapacious,
          ravening, voracious, wolfish]