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Thirsty, feeling want and desire of drink: “her t. lips,” Ven. 543. “our natures do pursue, like rats that ravin down their proper bane, a t. evil; and when we drink we die,” Meas. I, 2, 134 (a t. evil == an evil of thirst, a thirst-evil, i. e. an evil thirsted for. cf. their hungry prey in H6A I, 2, 28; and see Appendix). LLL V, 2, 372. Shr. V, 2, 144. H4A I, 1, 5. H6C II, 3, 15. “my heart is t. for that noble pledge,” Caes. IV, 3, 160. “to be t. after tottering honour,” Per. III, 2, 40.
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