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voraciously

[ vaw-rey-shuhs-lee, vuh- ]
/ vɔˈreɪ ʃəs li, və- /
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adverb
in great quantities, especially excessively or gluttonously:Scarlet lily beetles, especially the larvae, feed voraciously on the leaves, buds, flowers, and even the stem of the lily plant.
in a way that is extremely eager or avid:She is a scholar's scholar: she reads voraciously and broadly, reasons carefully, and always treats opposing arguments with respect.
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OTHER WORDS FROM voraciously

un·vo·ra·cious·ly, adverb

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