Synonyms for rapacious

Synonyms for (adj) rapacious

Synonyms: edacious, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, esurient, wolfish, voracious

Definition: devouring or craving food in great quantities

Usage: edacious vultures; a rapacious appetite; ravenous as wolves; voracious sharks

Similar words: gluttonous

Definition: given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

Usage: over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands; a gluttonous debauch; a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure

Synonyms: rapacious, ravening, voracious

Definition: excessively greedy and grasping

Usage: a rapacious divorcee on the prowl; ravening creditors; paying taxes to voracious governments

Similar words: acquisitive

Definition: eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

Usage: an acquisitive mind; an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied

Synonyms: vulturine, vulturous, predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening

Definition: living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey

Usage: a predatory bird; the rapacious wolf; raptorial birds; ravening wolves; a vulturine taste for offal

Similar words: aggressive

Definition: having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

Usage: an aggressive businessman; an aggressive basketball player; he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions; aggressive drivers

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