Translation for 'thirst' from English to Russian
NOUN1   a thirst | thirsts
NOUN2   thirst | -
VERB   to thirst | thirsted | thirsted
thirsting | thirsts
SYNO hunger | hungriness | thirst | ...
жажда {ж}thirst
жажда {ж} знанийthirst for knowledge
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Usage Examples English
  • His poem "Wander-thirst" is often quoted.
  • Within high society, Ana María was indirectly exposed to the writings and liberal thoughts of the Age of Enlightenment, and from a young age was reported as having "a thirst for liberty, equality and fraternity", a thirst which would give her reason to resist the Royalist counter-coup of 1821-23.
  • Polydipsia is excessive thirst or excess drinking.
  • One of the marketing campaigns that Quaker used to propel sales during this period of growth was their "Thirst Aid" television campaign.
  • "Trishna" in Pali ("tanha") means thirst for life.

  • He was seized with thirst, and wished that the king would have a greater thirst.
  • Some sources distinguish "extracellular thirst" from "intracellular thirst", where extracellular thirst is thirst generated by decreased volume and intracellular thirst is thirst generated by increased osmolite concentration.
  • Drought can cause many animals in larger populations to die of thirst.
  • When their ancestors were about to die in the bush from thirst, they were guided by an iguana who climbed a baobab tree and quenched its thirst from the rainwater that had gathered in the hollow chamber of a baobab tree ("mbudaay-baak" or "ƥaak").
  • And quenches our spirit thirst for truth.

  • "Tynanthus guatemalensis" is used as a thirst remedy and an antidiabetic remedy among the Mayans; thirst is a symptom highly associated with diabetes.
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