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Pronunciation: /θɜːrst; θɜːst/

Translation of thirst in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • sed (feminine) 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/verbo intransitivo

  • to thirst for sth tener* sed or ansias de algo, estar* sediento de algo [literary/literario] those who thirst for o [literary/literario] after knowledge/vengeance los que tienen sed or ansias de saber/venganza, quienes están sedientos de saber/venganza [literary/literario]

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