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ravening

[ rav-uh-ning ]
/ ˈræv ə nɪŋ /
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adjective
noun
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Origin of ravening

First recorded in 1520–30; raven2 + -ing2, -ing1

synonym study for ravening

1. See ravenous.

OTHER WORDS FROM ravening

rav·en·ing·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ravening

ravenous, ravening (see synonym study at ravenous)

Words nearby ravening

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How to use ravening in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for ravening

ravening
/ (ˈrævənɪŋ) /

adjective
(esp of animals such as wolves) voracious; predatory

Derived forms of ravening

raveningly, adverb
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