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synonyms for depredatory

  • greedy
  • marauding
  • rapacious
  • voracious
  • bloodthirsty
  • carnivorous
  • despoiling
  • hungry
  • hunting
  • plundering
  • predacious
  • predative
  • preying
  • raptorial
  • ravaging
  • ravening
  • thieving
  • vulturine
  • vulturous
  • wolfish
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How to use depredatory in a sentence

Yet the fact is that the high rate of exchange and the depredatory U-boat represented almost identically the same danger.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IIBURTON J. HENDRICK
On many of his depredatory expeditions he had not hesitated to use the knife and the mutton-bone.
THE MYSTERY OF THE YELLOW ROOMGASTON LEROUX
Various were the measures adopted to check this depredatory spirit.
A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE SETTLEMENT AT PORT JACKSONWATKIN TENCH
The other two players are—one a watchman or shepherd, and the other a wolf, fox, or other depredatory animal.
THE TRADITIONAL GAMES OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND (VOL II OF II)ALICE BERTHA GOMME
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPREDATORY

  • bloodthirsty
  • carnivorous
  • depredatory
  • despoiling
  • greedy
  • hungry
  • hunting
  • marauding
  • plundering
  • predacious
  • predative
  • preying
  • rapacious
  • raptorial
  • ravaging
  • ravening
  • thieving
  • voracious
  • vulturine
  • vulturous
  • wolfish
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.