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Part of speech: adjective

Thirsting; thirsty.

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Usage examples "athirst":

  1. She rushed from the spot, athirst for vengeance. - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
  2. When the men came back Glen had heard all about the gold in the river and was athirst to get there. - "The Emigrant Trail", Geraldine Bonner.
  3. Then was Rome undone, For all the shore was stirring with a crowd Athirst for slavery. - "Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars", Lucan.