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thirsty

adjective
     
thirst‧y comparative thirstier, superlative thirstiest
1 feeling that you want or need a drink [↪ thirst, hungry]:
Can I have a glass of water? I'm really thirsty.
He'd been working in the garden and was very hot and thirsty.
All this digging is thirsty work (=work that makes you want a drink).
2 literary having a strong desire for something
thirsty for
a generation thirsty for change
3 fields or plants that are thirsty need water
thirstily adverb

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