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to swallow (food or drink) greedily or rapidly in large amounts

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Austrian composer (1860-1903)

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German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)

a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women

a cruelly rapacious person

eat hastily

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"When the sheriff gets to the point where he has to add 215 (deputies) just to get up to average, that's not crying wolf," he said.
Since then the MP has drafted two reports for the Council of Europe condemning the decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to elevate the status of last year's swine flu outbreak to a pandemic as an "unjustified scare" and accusing the body of "crying wolf".
The claims were dismissed by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) which accused the LGA of "crying wolf" over the figures.
But since there had been no freezing during the previous very mild winter, and since the manager was from Hawaii and had no experience with frozen pipes, he thought I was crying wolf and decided to save the few hundred dollars it would take to make the repair.
INSURANCE companies are crying wolf when it comes to motor insurance, a garda officer has claimed.
Is the Internet a threat to the future of the state and local sales tax, or are state and local governments crying wolf?
Thus, after taking nineteen months of Hany Kiareldeen's freedom, the INS finally admits that he does not pose a threat to national security; in other words, it was crying wolf. What the INS has not admitted is that the use of secret evidence is itself constitutionally unacceptable.
Hansen has since come under criticism from certain scientific colleagues and some in the media, such as a Neu, York Times editorial writer who speculated about "Crying Wolf in the Greenhouse." To which Hansen responds: "When is the proper time to cry wolf?
Commenting on the findings, researcher Dr Phil Williamson from the University of East Anglia said: "This is definitely not a case of crying wolf the wolves are now in sight."
Terry Mango, of Stockholm, Sweden, broke her silence on Facebook, where she told critics of the brand - including a number of global superstars - to 'stop crying wolf".
GPS have reacted with despair after Health Minister Mark Drakeford appeared to accuse them of "crying wolf" over a recruitment crisis.
A charge of racism is not "a plaything," he said, adding a "rush to judgment" is like "crying wolf " and that after a while "it has no meaning."
Politicians are at the bottom of the chain for pubic opinion, the problem is people fell out of love if they were ever in love and believe we're crying wolf and just looking after our own interests.
Webb, who said Muamba's heart attack and recovery had had a lasting impact on him, warned that referees may be reluctant to stop the game if they believe that a player is "crying wolf" - and any delay could have been fatal for Bolton midfielder Muamba.
Webb, who said Muamba's heart attack and recovery had made a lasting impact on him, warned that referees may be reluctant to stop the game if they believe that a player is "crying wolf " - and any delay could have been fatal for Bolton midfielder Muamba.