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Definition of "sharp-set" []

  • Eager in appetite or desire of gratification; ravenous (adjective)

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Use "sharp-set" in a sentence
  • "We're modifying our PLoM efforts, the meatpuppet and me, to include some calorie restriction, and preliminary results are that, although we're feeling a bit sharp-set, the current diet seems sustainable as long as the farmer's market produce and tinned soup holds out."
  • "Blowitz almost burst into tears of gluttony at the sight of it, and stuffed himself to ecstasy, going into raptures at each arriving course, and reproaching me for my apparent lack of appetite; in fact I was sharp-set, but ate and drank in moderation, for my mind was on the ladies 'sleeping-coach where I supposed la Kralta would be dining in anonymous seclusion; you don't want to be bloated when the charge is sounded."
  • "The blackamoors who had captured the Prince and his Mamelukes set them before the King and said to him, “We found these birds amoung the trees”; and the King was sharp-set; so he took two of the servants and cut their throats and ate them; — And Shahrazad perceived the dawn of day and ceased to say her permitted say."
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