thirst for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] literary
present tense
I/you/we/theythirst for
he/she/itthirsts for
present participlethirsting for
past tensethirsted for
past participlethirsted for
  1. thirst for something to want something very much

    She thirsted for words of love from him.

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See also main entry: thirst