Definition of rapacious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

rapacious

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//rəˈpeɪʃəs//
 
(formal)(disapproving)
 
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wanting more money or goods than you need or have a right to synonym grasping
rapaciously
 
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adverb
NAmE//rəˈpæsət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable] the rapacity of landowners seeking greater profit
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