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synonyms for predaceous

  • ravening
  • predacious
  • rapacious
  • raptorial
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How to use predaceous in a sentence

The larva and the active pupa or nymph are aquatic and are predaceous, as is also the adult.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
They are predaceous in habit, live largely on living animal matter, and are very quick in their movements.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
In the Predaceous Beetles this lobe is biarticulate and palpiform; and in Staphylinus olens, &c. it also consists of two joints.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Thus was a graminivorous animal nurtured by a carnivorous and predaceous one!
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 2GILBERT WHITE
Thousands of large and small predaceous birds followed the flames, and fell now and then in them.
THE BACKWOODSMANVARIOUS
This is especially true if his dominant impulses are the unreflecting emulative propensities of the predaceous temperament.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
A homely and familiar fact may serve to show that the predaceous impulse does not prevail in the same degree in all classes.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
The two barbarian traits, ferocity and astuteness, go to make up the predaceous temper or spiritual attitude.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
It is as ancillary to the predaceous impulse proper that the belief in luck expresses itself in a wager.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
This fitted the mood of the Indian, and he continued to live his predaceous career without a particle of evolution.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT - VOLUME 12ELBERT HUBBARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDACEOUS

  • predaceous
  • predacious
  • rapacious
  • raptorial
  • ravening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.