predacious

Definitions of predacious
  1. adjective
    hunting and killing other animals for food
    synonyms: predaceous
    carnivorous
    (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals
  2. adjective
    living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
    “"a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton”
    synonyms: predaceous, predatory
    acquisitive
    eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas
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