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vŏrax , ācis, adj. id.,
I.swallowing greedily, devouring, ravenous, voracious (class.).
II. Trop., devouring, destroying, consuming, destructive, ruinous: “pontus,Luc. 2, 664: “flamma,Sil. 4, 687: “impensae,Val. Max. 7, 1 fin.: “usura,Luc. 1, 181.—Comp.: “ignis,Ov. M. 8, 839.—In mal. part.: culus, lecherous, lustful, Cat. 33, 4.—Adv.: vŏrācĭter , greedily, voraciously, Macr. S. 6, 5 med.
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