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Adjectives (9)

adj. able to take in large quantities of moisture; "thirsty towels"
hungry, athirst, thirsty
adj. extremely desirous; usu followed by "for": "a thirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for information"
adj. feeling a need or desire to drink; "after playing hard the children were thirsty"
adj. needing moisture; "thirsty fields under a rainless sky"
thirsty, hungry, athirst
adj. (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous; "athirst for knowledge"; "hungry for recognition"; "thirsty for informaton"

Fuzzynyms (4)

inclined, disposed, prepared, fain
adj. having made preparations; "prepared to take risks"

Synonyms (33)

sorbefacient, absorbefacient
adj. inducing or promoting absorption
adj. capable of mentally absorbing ; "assimilative processes", "assimilative capacity of the human mind"
spongelike, spongy
adj. like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
dying, anxious
adj. eagerly desirous; "anxious to see the new show at the museum"; "dying to hear who won"
adj. marked by eager desire; "a big rich appetent Western city"
esurient, devouring, greedy, avid
adj. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
jealous, envious, covetous
adj. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
adj. baked or hardened by exposure to sunlight; not burned; "sunbaked adobe bricks"
adj. without water; especially without water of crystallization
desiccate, desiccated, arid
adj. lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless; "a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata"; "a desiccate romance"; "a prissy and emotionless creature...settles into a mold of desiccated snobbery"-C.J.Rolo
adj. without a trace of moisture
dried-out, desiccated
adj. thoroughly dried out; "old boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars"; "dried-out boards beginning to split"
adj. not still wet; "the ink has dried"; "a face marked with dried tears"
adj. depleted of water; "a dried-up water hole"
shrivelled, dried-up, withered, shriveled, sear, sere
adj. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
adj. having or keeping the feet or shoes dry; "a land bridge over which man and beasts could have crossed dry-shod"
adj. lacking rain; "a rainless month"; "rainless skies"

Antonyms (1)

adj. feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food; "a world full of hungry people"


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