appetite


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Synonyms for appetite

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a desire for food or drink

a strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure

Synonyms for appetite

a feeling of craving something

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Towards six o'clock his gondola took him back, with another fine appetite, to meet some travelling acquaintances with whom he had engaged to dine at the table d'hote.
To Henry's astonishment, the appetite with which he had entered the house mysteriously and completely left him when he sat down to table.
There was abundance of such hunters' fare as the neighborhood furnished; and it was all discussed with mountain appetites.
I told you it was an unnatural appetite," answered Colin.
Sowerby had fourteen people to provide food for she might not have enough to satisfy two extra appetites every day.
They are but one appetite, and we only need to see a person do any one of these things to know how great a sensualist he is.
The fruits eaten temperately need not make us ashamed of our appetites, nor interrupt the worthiest pursuits.
She is no reaper that sleeps out the noontide; at all times she is reaping and cutting down, as well the dry grass as the green; she never seems to chew, but bolts and swallows all that is put before her, for she has a canine appetite that is never satisfied; and though she has no belly, she shows she has a dropsy and is athirst to drink the lives of all that live, as one would drink a jug of cold water.
Pass judgment on your chivalries, senor," returned Sancho, "and don't set yourself up to judge of other men's fears or braveries, for I am as good a fearer of God as my neighbours; but leave me to despatch these skimmings, for all the rest is only idle talk that we shall be called to account for in the other world;" and so saying, he began a fresh attack on the bucket, with such a hearty appetite that he aroused Don Quixote's, who no doubt would have helped him had he not been prevented by what must be told farther on.
The reader will easily believe, that from what I had hear and seen, my keen appetite for perpetuity of life was much abated.
It would appear that the two fortunate mortals, to whose happy lot it fell to enjoy a meal in which health and appetite lent so keen a relish to the exquisite food of the American deserts, were far from being insensible of the advantage they possessed.
He ate, it is true, and with a relish; but it was always with the moderation with which age is apt to temper the appetite.
It is der way der rich peoples chases after der appetite when it is no more and is running away.
I do not think that we have adequately determined the nature and number of the appetites, and until this is accomplished the enquiry will always be confused.
We sat on the ferny bank of the pool and ate of the generous basket Aunt Janet had provided, with appetites sharpened by the keen spring air and our wilderness rovings.