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rapacity

rapacity

noun ra·pac·i·ty \rə-ˈpa-sə-tē\

Definition of RAPACITY

:  the quality of being rapacious

Examples of RAPACITY

  1. <the rapacity of the Spanish conquistadors was such that they were undeterred by the very preposterousness of the legend of El Dorado>

First Known Use of RAPACITY

1543

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