Definition of Rapacity in English :

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Rapacity meaning in English

Meaning of Rapacity in English

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2. avarice, avaritia, covetousness, greed, rapacity

reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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1. Having or showing a strong or excessive desire to acquire money or possess things; greedy: "dishonest utilities and rapacious energy traders" (Paul Roberts).
2. Living by killing prey, especially in large numbers: rapacious coyotes.
3. Taking things by force; plundering: rapacious pirates.

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