Definition of ravening:
sharp-set, rapacious, esurient, wolflike, avid, gluttonous, aggressive, starved, predaceous, marauding, vulturine, ravenous, predatory, wolfish, famished, predacious, acquisitive, raiding, raptorial, vulturous, voracious, greedy, devouring, edacious.
- "When Egypt Went Broke", Holman Day.
- "Wolf Breed", Jackson Gregory.
Then, when, sunk on the down of usurped pomp, he shall have sufficiently indulged his meditations with what monarch he shall next glut his ravening maw, he may condescend to signify that it is his pleasure to be awake, and that he is at leisure to receive the proposals of his high and mighty clients for the terms on which he may respite the execution of the sentence he has passed upon them.- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.