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rapacious (adjective), more rapacious, most rapacious
1. Characterizing a person who takes something by force and plunders it: During the riots, rapacious looters stole merchandise stores by breaking their windows and doors.
2. Relating to someone or those who are ravenous or greedy: The children ate in a rapacious way by grabbing and filling their mouths full and eating voraciously.
3. A reference to an animal that lives by preying on other animals, especially by catching live prey: The rapacious wolves devoured the deer as quickly as they could.
Seizing or taking over with violence.
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Characteristic of taking something by force or violence; being ravenous or greedy. (1)