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rapacious (adj.)

"of a grasping habit or disposition," 1650s, from Latin rapaci-, stem of rapax "grasping," itself from stem of rapere "to seize" (see rapid) + -ous. Related: Rapaciously; rapaciousness.

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Definitions of rapacious

rapacious (adj.)
living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey;
the rapacious wolf
Synonyms: predatory / raptorial / ravening / vulturine / vulturous
rapacious (adj.)
excessively greedy and grasping;
a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
Synonyms: ravening / voracious
rapacious (adj.)
devouring or craving food in great quantities;
a rapacious appetite
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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