1. сущ. жажда to experience thirst ≈ испытывать жажду to quench, slake one's thirst ≈ утолять жажду excessive thirst ≈ усиленная жажда unquenchable thirst ≈ неутолимая жажда unquenched thirst ≈ неутоленная жажда Syn : craving
2. гл.
1) хотеть пить
2) жаждать (for, библ. after - чего-л.) жажда - to satisfy one's * утолить жажду - to suffer from * страдать от жажды - to die of * умереть от жажды - to have a * (разговорное) хотеть выпить томление;
тоска - * for /after, of/ knowledge жажда знаний - * for pleasure погоня за удовольствиями - the * to do smth. неукротимое желание сделать что-л. безводное пространство;
пустыня испытывать жажду, хотеть пить - to * for a drink хотеть выпить жаждать;
томиться желанием - to * after smb.'s blood жаждать чьей-л. крови - to * for /after/ knowledge жаждать знаний - to * for information жадно искать информацию;
изголодаться /погибать/ без информации - to * for power жаждать власти - to * for books изголодаться по книгам - to * to begin the combat жаждать битвы thirst жажда;
thirst for knowledge жажда знаний ~ жаждать (for, библ. after - чего-л.) ~ хотеть пить thirst жажда;
thirst for knowledge жажда знаний

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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