Definition of rapacity
: the quality of being rapacious
Examples of rapacity in a Sentence
the rapacity of the Spanish conquistadors was such that they were undeterred by the very preposterousness of the legend of El Dorado
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Gluttony, drunkenness, sexual rapacity, vicious mistreatment of slaves.
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