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Princeton's WordNet

  1. predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturousadjective

    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey

    "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"

  2. rapacious, ravening, voraciousadjective

    excessively greedy and grasping

    "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"

  3. edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfishadjective

    devouring or craving food in great quantities

    "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"


  1. raveningadjective

    Voracious and greedy.

    There is no shortage of ravening friends and relatives on the day one hits the lottery.

  2. Etymology: Present participle of the obsolete verb raven "to prey".


  1. ravening

    Aamis (Assamese: আমিষ, lit. 'Meat') is a 2019 Indian Assamese-language feature film written and directed by Bhaskar Hazarika. The film stars debutantes Lima Das and Arghadeep Baruah in the lead, supported by Neetali Das, Sagar Saurabh, and Manash K Das.Aamis received its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival where it was nominated in five categories in the festival's "International Narrative" section. The film is scheduled for theatrical release on 22 November 2019.The story revolves around the life of two peoples, Nirmala, a wife (played by Lima Das) and Sumon, a medical student (played by Arghadeep Baruah) as they develop feelings for each other with a twist of culinary endeavours from the medical student as a catalyst. The film takes its time to develop the base, and then moves on to explore the themes of cannibalism and dark-psyche, with an ending that's commendable enough to be haunting and pleasant at the same time.


  1. ravening

    Ravening refers to extremely hungry and hunting for prey, often used to describe animals but can also be used metaphorically. It can also refer to someone or something that is voraciously devouring or destructively consuming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ravening

    of Raven

  2. Raveningnoun

    eagerness for plunder; rapacity; extortion

  3. Raveningadjective

    greedily devouring; rapacious; as, ravening wolves

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ravening in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ravening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of ravening in a Sentence

  1. Jesus:

    Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits.

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