(Latin: suffix; forming adjectives; inclined to, given to, tendency to be, abounding in)

1. Excessively devouring or craving all kinds of food in great quantities.
2. Mentally striving to find and learn all existing forms of information beyond what is considered a normal acquisition: "He had an omnivoracious desire for knowledge about everything; both past and present."
Penetratingly discerning, perceptive, or astute; perspicaciousness.
plumaceous (adjective), more plumaceous, most plumaceous
Referring to a feather-like structure: The plumaceous decoration on Sandy's hat resembling a pluma was quite spectacular with brilliant colors!
predaceous, predacious (adjective); more predaceous, more predacious; most predaceous, most predacious
1. A description of an animal that hunts, kills, and eats other warm-blooded creatures: Some examples of predaceous species are wolves, tigers, lions, cats, etc.
2. Relating to someone who attacks and steals ideas or material possessions from other people: Robbers and swindlers are just two types of predaceous persons who victimize others.
3. Etymology: from Latin praedari, "to plunder, to rob."
Living by preying on other animals.
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Existing by attacking other animals for food.
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pugnacious (adjective), more pugnacious, most pugnacious
1. Conveying a quarrelsome or combative disposition; being belligerent: Susan was behaving in a pugnacious way when her mother asked her to do some household chores, like taking out the garbage.

Because of Tim's pugnacious attitude, he has a problem getting along with his fellow politicians and so he fails to achieve any of the objectives for which he was elected.

2. Relating to an eagerness to fight or to argue about issues instead of using calm discussions: The two sisters were quite pugnacious when they were young kids, often being unfriendly and controversial with each other.
3. Characterized by being uncontrollable and resorting to force or violence: Some pugnacious children in schools apparently don't know how to get along with each other and so they are often involved in threatening others or fighting on the playgrounds.
Ready to fight or to quarrel.
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Easily disposed to fight; combative .
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rapacious (adjective), more rapacious, most rapacious
1. Characteristic of taking something by force and plundering 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 living 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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sagacious (adjective), more sagacious, most sagacious
1. A reference to a person who shows sound judgment and keen perception; wise: Sam Jones chose the most sagacious, informed, and judicious lawyer in town to defend his case in court.
2. Pertaining to the ability to understand difficult ideas and situations and to make good decisions: The educational counselor gave the student sagacious advice about preparing to go to a university after graduating from his high school.
3. Descriptive of an individual having a profound knowledge and understanding of the world combined with intelligence and good judgment: To Timmy, grandpa seemed to be such a sagacious and insightful man being able to answer all of his questions about things going on around him.
4. Etymology or origin: from Latin sagax-, sagac-, "quick witted, wise."
Relating to keen judgement.
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Referring to being shrewd an intelligent.
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Conveying discerning judgement.
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salacious (adjective), more salacious, most salacious
1. That which is meant to arouse people sexually: The explicit salacious content of the novel surprised Lynn and she thought it was too vulgar and lewd; so, she threw it into the trash can.

There are times when people must decide whether a book is a work of literature or if it is merely a salacious publication.

2. Implying a certain kind of moral looseness, obscene reports and lewd tales.The Los Angeles Unified School District board fired an elementary school teacher just hours after he was formally charged with three felony counts of salacious acts upon a girl under age 14, a school spokesman said.
3. Etymology: from Latin salax, salacis, "lustful"; probably originally "fond of leaping" as in a male animal leaping on a female, from salire, "to leap".
1. Prone to excessive writing.
2. Given to writing often and in great quantities.
sequacious (si KWAY shuhs) (adjective), more sequacious, most sequacious
1. Relating to someone who completely follows another person's views without any attempt to be original or an independent thinker: Sequacious people tend to accept everything they see on the TV news without any doubts.

If anyone reads articles in newspapers, or other publications, without ever questioning any of them; then he or she is just part of the sequacious population.
2. Etymology: from Latin sequax, sequac-, "pursuing" from sequi-, "to follow".

Tending to follow a leader regardless of what might happen.
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Prone to soliloquize or to talk to oneself.
soliloquacious (adjective)
Soliloquizing at great length.