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rapacity

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noun ra·pac·i·ty \rə-ˈpa-sə-tē\

Definition of rapacity

  1. :  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>



1543

First Known Use of rapacity

1543


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