Wanting and devouring great amounts of something.
Mid 17th century: from Latin vorax, vorac- (from vorare ‘devour’) + -ious.
“She was a voracious reader, devouring the pages.”
Speak or act in an evasive way.
Mid 16th century (earlier ( Middle English) as prevarication and prevaricator), in the sense ‘go astray, transgress’: from Latin praevaricat- ‘walked crookedly, deviated’, from the verb praevaricari, from prae ‘before’ + varicari ‘straddle’.