Adjective(1) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey(2) excessively greedy and grasping(3) devouring or craving food in great quantities
(1) Within them, stories unfold about gangsters, unsuccessful cowboys and rapacious music producers.(2) When he carried out a train robbery, he claimed he was defending the small farmer against rapacious railroad magnates.(3) While I do not condone some of the more rapacious acts of Australian companies, I am not so sanguine about local small scale operators either.(4) Janofsky alludes to federally mandated spending and to rapacious tax cutting by the states.(5) The problems of corporate governance are about much more than rapacious egotism.(6) I've always thought of Sydney as ravenous, rapacious and ruthless.(7) Instead of spurning these rapacious advances, local authorities were demanding a permanent share of the profits.(8) It is quite breathtaking to realise quite how rapacious the industry is and how conceited and vapid are its practitioners.(9) Now there are rapacious landlords getting paid by the city to house homeless families.(10) Even predictable repetitions of the same deception fail to open the eyes of the people to see through the faÔö£┬║ade of rapacious and false religiosity.(11) From Seattle to Phnom Penh, protesters are fighting the incursion of supposedly rapacious multinational corporations.(12) He ignores the fact that workers need the full freedom to organise to defend themselves against the rapacious greed of their employers.(13) They were revealed instead as rapacious asset-strippers.(14) He drew the link between control over society's resources by a small wealthy elite and this rapacious policy.(15) Our lack of a bill of rights makes it extremely difficult for judges to protect our freedoms from a rapacious government intent on destroying them.(16) Where this leaves the more rapacious companies remains to be seen.
1. grasping ::
2. voracious ::
3. predatory ::
Different Formsrapacious, rapaciously, rapaciousness
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