thirst after (something)

thirst after (something)

To have an intense desire, yearning, or need for something. Even from a young age he thirsted after knowledge, devouring any he could get his hands on. Growing up in such a small, secluded town, I constantly thirsted after romance and adventure.
See also: after, thirst
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