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thirst

  
1       n   Durst    m     
thirst for knowledge      Wissensdurst    m     
thirst for adventure      Abenteuerlust    f     
he's got a real thirst on him      inf   er hat einen noblen Durst (am Leibe) inf     
to die of thirst      verdursten  
2       vi  
a    old   I thirst      es dürstet or durstet mich  
b      (fig)  
to thirst for revenge/knowledge etc      nach Rache/Wissen etc dürsten  
the plants were thirsting for water      die Pflanzen dürsteten nach Wasser  
Translation English - German Collins Dictionary  
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thirsty, thirstily, thirty, this

I thirst exp.
es dürstet {oder} durstet mich

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exp.
Abenteuerlust
exp.
Wissensdurst
exp.
nach Rache/Wissen {etc} dürsten
exp.
er hat einen noblen Durst (am Leibe)
exp.
verdursten
exp.
ich verdurste fast
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'thirst' also found in translations in German-English dictionary
exp.
I thirst
exp.
I thirst
exp.
to thirst for blood
exp.
to be seized with a thirst for adventure
exp.
to be thirsty for sth ; to thirst for sth
[Fig.]
exp.
to thirst for sth ; to crave sth ; to long for sth
exp.
to quench one's thirst
nm.
urge ; impulse ; thirst
exp.
fish gives you a thirst
exp.
his tongue was hanging out (with thirst)
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"thirst": examples and translations in context
Besides fighting the Germans we fought hunger and thirst. Wir kämpften nicht nur gegen die Deutschen, sondern auch gegen Hunger und Durst.
Then the thirst drives those emotions away. Doch dann lässt der Durst all diese Emotionen verschwinden.
They, too, thirst for freedom. Auch sie dürstet es nach Freiheit.
All who thirst for freedom may come with us. Alle, die es nach Freiheit dürstet, können mit uns kommen.
Unfortunately, he also inherited their thirst. Leider hat er auch ihren Blutdurst geerbt.
But his blood thirst remained unquenched. Aber sein Blutdurst war noch lange nicht gestillt.
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