HyperDic: rapacious

English > 3 senses of the word rapacious:
ADJECTIVEallrapacious, predatory, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturousliving by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
allrapacious, ravening, voraciousexcessively greedy and grasping
allrapacious, edacious, esurient, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfishdevouring or craving food in great quantities
rapacious > pronunciation
Soundsrahpae'shihs; rahpey'shihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > rapacious: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLiving by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey.
Example "the rapacious wolf"
Synonymspredatory, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous
BroaderaggressiveHaving or showing determination and energetic / energetic pursuit of your ends
Spanishdepredador, predador, rapaz
Catalandepredador, predador, rapaç
English > rapacious: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningexcessively greedy and grasping.
Example"a rapacious divorcee on the prowl"
Synonymsravening, voracious
Broaderacquisitiveeager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas
Spanishrapaz, voraz
Catalanrapaç, voraç
Nounsrapacityreprehensible acquisitiveness
English > rapacious: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdevouring or craving food in great quantities.
Example "a rapacious appetite"
Synonymsedacious, esurient, ravening, ravenous, voracious, wolfish
BroadergluttonousGiven to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
Spanishsanguinario, voraz
Catalanafamat, voraç
Nounsrapaciousness, rapacityextreme / extreme gluttony
Adverbsrapaciouslyin a rapacious manner

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