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Synonyms of thirsty

Adjective


1. thirsty, dry (vs. wet)

usage: needing moisture; "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"

2. thirsty (vs. hungry)

usage: feeling a need or desire to drink; "after playing hard the children were thirsty"

3. athirst(predicate), hungry(predicate), thirsty(predicate), desirous (vs. undesirous), wishful

usage: (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous; "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"

4. thirsty, absorbent (vs. nonabsorbent), absorptive

usage: able to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty towels"

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