Rapacity

Definition of Rapacity

Ra`pac´i`ty   Pronunciation: rå`păs´ĭ`tŷ
n.1.The quality of being rapacious; rapaciousness; ravenousness; as, the rapacity of pirates; the rapacity of wolves.
2.The act or practice of extorting or exacting by oppressive injustice; exorbitant greediness of gain.

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acquisitiveness, avarice, avariciousness, avidity, avidness, claim, covetousness, crapulence, crapulency, cupidity, demand, edacity, exaction, frenzy of desire, fury of desire, gluttonousness, gluttony, grasping, graspingness, greed, greediness, gulosity, hoggishness, hyperphagia, incontinence, inordinate desire, insatiability, insatiable desire, intemperance, intemperateness, itching palm, looting, lust, omnivorousness, overeating, overgreediness, overindulgence, piggishness, pillaging, polyphagia, predacity, rapaciousness, ravenousness, sharkishness, sordidness, swinish gluttony, swinishness, voraciousness, voracity, wolfishness
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