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thirst
American English: /θərst/
British English: /θəːst/

Translation of thirst in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • I'm dying of thirst!
    ¡me muero de sed!
    thirst for vengeance/excitement
    sed or ansia(s) (feminine (plural)) de venganza/emociones
    an unquenchable thirst for adventure
    una insaciable sed de aventuras

intransitive verb

  • to thirst for something
    tener sed or ansias de algo
    estar sediento de algo [literary]
    those who thirst for o [literary] after knowledge/vengeance
    los que tienen sed or ansias de saber/venganza
    quienes están sedientos de saber/venganza [literary]
    Example sentences
    • I groaned, and drank as if I had thirsted for days.
    • He told her that whoever drank of the water of heaven would never thirst again.
    • He hungers, but he is steadfast; he thirsts, but he is steadfast.

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