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Found 2 items, similar to predatory.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: predatory predatory adj 1: characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding; “bands of marauding Indians”; “predatory warfare”; “a raiding party” [syn: marauding, raiding] 2: living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; “a predatory bird”; “the rapacious wolf”; “raptorial birds”; “ravening wolves”; “a vulturine taste for offal” [syn: rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous] 3: living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain; “predatory capitalists”; “a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal”- Peter S. Prescott; “a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster”- W.E.Swinton [syn: predaceous, predacious]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Predatory Predatory \Pred"a*to*ry\, a. [L. praedatorius, fr. praedari to plunder, fr. praeda prey. See Prey.] 1. Characterized by plundering; practicing rapine; plundering; pillaging; as, a predatory excursion; a predatory party. “A predatory war.” --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Hungry; ravenous; as, predatory spirits. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Exercise . . . maketh the spirits more hot and predatory. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) Living by preying upon other animals; carnivorous. [1913 Webster]


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