Predatory

Definition of Predatory

Pred´a`to`ry
a.1.Characterized by plundering; practicing rapine; plundering; pillaging; as, a predatory excursion; a predatory party.
2.Hungry; ravenous; as, predatory spirits.
Exercise . . . maketh the spirits more hot and predatory.
- Bacon.
3.(Zool.) Living by preying upon other animals; carnivorous.

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all-devouring, all-engulfing, avaricious, bloodsucking, carnivorous, despoiling, extortionate, grabby, grasping, greedy, larcenous, looting, lupine, marauding, parasitic, pillaging, plundering, plunderous, predacious, rapacious, raptorial, ravaging, ravening, ravenous, robbing, sharkish, spoliatory, thieving, usurious, voracious, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish
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