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rapacious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of rapacious

  1. 1 having a huge appetite nothing livens things up like a whole team of rapacious basketball players descending upon the pizza parlor Synonyms of rapacious edacious, esurient, gluttonous, greedy, hoggish, piggish, voracious, ravenous, swinishWords Related to rapacious hearty, wolfish; devouring, gobbling, gorging, gormandizing, gulping; insatiable, unquenchable, unslakable; empty, famished, hungry, peckish [chiefly British], starved, starving; malnourished, underfed, undernourishedNear Antonyms of rapacious content, full, glutted, sated, satiated, satisfied, stuffed

  2. 2 living by killing and eating other animals rapacious mammals, such as coyotes, foxes, and bobcats Synonyms of rapacious predaceous (or predacious), predatory, raptorialWords Related to rapacious carnivorous; aggressive, deadly, ferocious, fierce, savage, violent; untamed, wildNear Antonyms of rapacious herbivorous, vegetarian; gentle, submissive, tame

  3. 3 having or marked by an eager and often selfish desire especially for material possessions rapacious plunderers who despoiled the tombs in the ancient pyramids Synonyms of rapacious acquisitive, avaricious, avid, coveting, covetous, grabby, grasping, mercenary, moneygrubbing, greedyWords Related to rapacious commercialistic, materialistic, philistine; desirous, eager, itchy, lickerish, miserly; hoggish, piggish, piggy, swinish; devouring, gluttonous, gobbling, insatiable, ravenous, unquenchable, voracious; egocentric, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), self-centered, self-seeking; discontent, discontented, malcontent, unsatisfied; begrudging, grudging, resentfulNear Antonyms of rapacious nonmaterialistic; altruistic, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, freehanded, generous, greathearted, handsome, liberal, magnanimous, munificent, openhanded, openhearted, selfless, unselfish, unsparing; controlled, moderate, restrained, temperate; content, sated, satisfied



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