verb (used without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of thirst
OTHER WORDS FROM thirstthirster, nounun·thirst·ing, adjective
Words nearby thirst
Example sentences from the Web for thirst
Agreeing to those terms appears nearly impossible for Schumer, given the growing thirst in his base for a filibuster-free Senate.
Like pain or thirst, boredom is an emotional state that tells us we need to change our behavior.
Search marketers who have a thirst and curiosity to continually learn and grow are the ones that achieve excellence.Five ways to become a ‘Search Sherpa’ for your own organization|Lisa Little|December 7, 2020|Search Engine Land
Harassment and probable hospitalization of Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara or Maykel Osorbo, the two group members who also began a thirst strike, was expected.A hunger strike in San Isidro, the protest that does not let Havana sleep|Maykel González Vivero|November 30, 2020|Washington Blade
Because I think they often reflect a kind of thirst for knowledge, which I think is actually healthy.5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Ep. 334 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 9, 2020|Freakonomics
Petty, shade, and thirst are my favorite human “virtues” and the trifecta of any good series of “stories.”‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This spatial displacement reveals your thirst for freedom, your desire for openness and to break with the protest novel.
The hunger usually subsides quickly, but thirst sometimes causes serious pain.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In North Carolina, they let a 54-year-old untreated schizophrenic die of thirst after 35 days in solitary confinement.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In response, voters thought voting for Madison was inconsistent with their thirst for free booze.
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
He just got a good holt–a shore enough diamond hitch–on that thirst-parlour dawg, and chawed.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
The needy and the poor seek for waters, and there are none: their tongue hath been dry with thirst.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Some were already dying of thirst; others were too sick and weak to help in the care of the ship.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
But this was but a passing phase, and soon the thirst for glory called the young soldier to sterner things.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison