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rapacious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rapacious

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) excessively greedy and grasping
Synonyms : ravening , voracious
Example Sentence
  • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
  • ravening creditors
  • paying taxes to voracious governments

Definition
(adj) devouring or craving food in great quantities
Example Sentence
  • edacious vultures
  • a rapacious appetite
  • ravenous as wolves
  • voracious sharks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rapacious

'Rapacious' means who likes to 'Rape' that means very greedy on woman body! & also take forcefully
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by rizvi

rapa+cious....FOCUS ON FIRST PART..rapid.....and we eat very rapidly when are hungry and want to consume lot of food......simillarly you talk RAPIDLY..when you want to say many things at once..talkative.person does this...
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by preetisoni2411

read rapacious as rupeecious so a person who is greedy must have rupees on his mind.
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by imfrmheaven

Rapacious!Sounds like someone who wants to rape voisciusly
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by tapobratabag

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by sagarsmailhouse

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