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predatory

predatory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word predatory

Definition
(adj) characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding
Synonyms : marauding , raiding
Example Sentence
  • bands of marauding Indians
  • predatory warfare
  • a raiding party

Definition
(adj) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
Example Sentence
  • a predatory bird
  • the rapacious wolf
  • raptorial birds
  • ravening wolves
  • a vulturine taste for offal

Definition
(adj) living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
Synonyms : predaceous , predacious
Example Sentence
  • predatory capitalists
  • a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal
  • a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for predatory

eagle like predatory birds "STEALS" other birds eggs for eating
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by rahulbest

he has given date previously for taking all the goods.
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