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1. predatory

adjective. ['ˈprɛdəˌtɔri'] characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding.

Synonyms

  • marauding
  • offensive

Antonyms

  • good
  • palatable
  • pleasant

Etymology

  • praedatorius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Predatory

  • accusatory
  • aleatory
  • allegory
  • ambulatory
  • anticipatory
  • articulatory
  • auditory
  • category
  • celebratory
  • circulatory
  • compensatory
  • conciliatory
  • conciliatory
  • confirmatory
  • confiscatory
  • congratulatory
  • contributory
  • declaratory
  • defamatory
  • depilatory

Sentences with predatory


1. Adjective
A lawyer can review your loan and address any unfair or predatory lending practices.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The majority of ear parasites fall into the predatory insect category, which have a limited life span.

2. predatory

adjective. ['ˈprɛdəˌtɔri'] living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain.

Synonyms

  • predacious
  • predaceous

Antonyms

  • abstemious
  • amicable
  • unassertive

Etymology

  • praedatorius (Latin)

3. predatory

adjective. ['ˈprɛdəˌtɔri'] living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey.

Synonyms

  • rapacious
  • vulturous
  • ravening
  • vulturine
  • aggressive

Antonyms

  • confined
  • herbivorous
  • insectivorous
  • omnivorous

Etymology

  • praedatorius (Latin)
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