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  Words related to predatory

Related / Similar Words: predaceous, predacious, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous, marauding, raiding

 

Definition:
  • 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.Swin;
  • 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";
  • characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding; "bands of marauding Indians"; "predatory warfare"; "a raiding party";

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