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1. rapacious

adjective. ['rəˈpæʃɪs, rəˈpeɪʃɪs'] living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey.

Synonyms

  • vulturous
  • ravening
  • vulturine
  • predatory
  • aggressive

Antonyms

  • abstinent
  • ascetic
  • ascetical
  • spartan

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Rhymes with Rapacious

  • cretaceous

How do you pronounce rapacious?

Pronounce rapacious as rəˈpæʃɪs.

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2. rapacious

adjective. ['rəˈpæʃɪs, rəˈpeɪʃɪs'] devouring or craving food in great quantities.

Synonyms

  • voracious
  • edacious
  • gluttonous
  • esurient
  • ravenous
  • wolfish

Antonyms

  • nonindulgent
  • undesirous
  • thirsty
  • defensive

3. rapacious

adjective. ['rəˈpæʃɪs, rəˈpeɪʃɪs'] excessively greedy and grasping.

Synonyms

  • acquisitive
  • voracious

Antonyms

  • amicable
  • unassertive
  • confined

Sentences with rapacious


1. Adjective
Of the many invaders that took advantage of the weakening empire, Attila and his Huns were among the most persistent and rapacious.

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