rapaciousness

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The state of being rapacious; extreme gluttony
{i} greediness, covetousness, selfishness; predaciousness, quality of hunting other creatures for food
extreme gluttony
rapacious
Given to taking by force or plundering

A Prince sooner becomes hated by being rapacious and by interfering with the property and with the women of his subjects, than in any other way.

rapacious
disposed to seize by violence or by unlawful or greedy methods
rapacious
living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"
rapacious
devouring or craving food in great quantities; "edacious vultures"; "a rapacious appetite"; "ravenous as wolves"; "voracious sharks"
rapacious
disapproval If you describe a person or their behaviour as rapacious, you disapprove of their greedy or selfish behaviour. a rapacious exploitation policy. always wanting more money, goods etc than you need or have a right to = greedy (rapax, from rapere; RAPE)
rapacious
{s} greedy, covetous, selfish; predatory, hunting other creatures for food
rapacious
subsisting off of live prey
rapacious
Accustomed to seize food; subsisting on prey, or animals seized by violence; as, a tiger is a rapacious animal; a rapacious bird
rapacious
voracious; avaricious
rapacious
Avaricious; grasping; extortionate; also, greedy; ravenous; voracious; as, rapacious usurers; a rapacious appetite
rapacious
Given to plunder; disposed or accustomed to seize by violence; seizing by force
rapacious
excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments
rapacious
excessively greedy and grasping; "a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"; "ravening creditors"; "paying taxes to voracious governments"
rapaciousness

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    [ r&-'pA-sh&s ] (adjective.) 1651. Latin rapac-, rapax, from rapere to seize; more at RAPID.

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