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English → English (WordNet) Definition: rapaciousness rapaciousness n : extreme gluttony [syn: edacity, esurience, rapacity, voracity, voraciousness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Rapaciousness Rapacious \Ra*pa"cious\ (r[.a]*p[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. [L. rapax, -acis, from rapere to seize and carry off, to snatch away. See Rapid.] [1913 Webster] 1. Given to plunder; disposed or accustomed to seize by violence; seizing by force. “ The downfall of the rapacious and licentious Knights Templar.” --Motley. [1913 Webster] 2. Accustomed to seize food; subsisting on prey, or animals seized by violence; as, a tiger is a rapacious animal; a rapacious bird. [1913 Webster] 3. Avaricious; grasping; extortionate; also, greedy; ravenous; voracious; as, rapacious usurers; a rapacious appetite. [1913 Webster] [Thy Lord] redeem thee quite from Death's rapacious claim --Milton. [1913 Webster] Syn: Greedy; grasping; ravenous; voracious. [1913 Webster] -- Ra*pa"cious*ly, adv. -- Ra*pa"cious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]


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