thirstily


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with eagerness

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The appeal of bars and clubs has gone, usually as I've been in the back rooms and corridors of them, trying to get changed whilst dodging the rats and roaches running over the bottles of alcohol we thirstily put to our lips.
Suitably attired, with ladle, he thirstily licked his lips as the head chef, Frank Hunt (left) poured in the sherry in September 1957
For the formation of the administration President Bashir needs 50% which is totally contrary to all agreements on Abyei, despite the fact he (Bashir) and his government recognized the Nine Ngok Dinka chiefdoms territory according to the 2009 Hague ruling, and still they are thirstily demanding participation of nomads in the administration.
A servant brought lemonade and Nick drank thirstily.
Given that English audiences are yet to benefit from official streams of every Premier League game, and not all appeared to be thirstily supping in a pub that had access to a grey-area satellite subscription from Asia or Scandinavia, it is fair to assume that a good number of them were watching on their laptop.
The poisoned chalice lines, which Polanski so assiduously avoids in his screenplay, seem nevertheless to have served him as inspiration for the dreadful action, interpolated into the scene of Macbeth's second visit to the witches, during which we see him thirstily quaffing the ghastly "baboon's blood" mixed with other demonic ingredients from the cauldron.
But the experiment with writing poetry of quieter, more transparent speech, in which the subjective self is absent, left a style that later American poets would return to, and techniques of presentation and juxtaposition thirstily absorbed into other, more complex poems.
Yet it turns out that in all my years of explaining, thirstily, that this is a newspaper, that is a headline and no, you can't interview Lady Gaga.