Sentence Examples with the word ravenous

Nevertheless, it may well be believed that since they have such a ravenous finger in the pie, it is deemed but wise to look sharp to them.

Being often very hungry when he sat down to his meals, he contracted a habit of eating with ravenous greediness.

They are most ravenous feeders, stripping bushes and trees completely of their foliage, and even fruit.

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Not having found Kuragin in Turkey, Prince Andrew did not think it necessary to rush back to Russia after him, but all the same he knew that however long it might be before he met Kuragin, despite his contempt for him and despite all the proofs he deduced to convince himself that it was not worth stooping to a conflict with him--he knew that when he did meet him he would not be able to resist calling him out, any more than a ravenous man can help snatching at food.