Thesaurus / predatory
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They also vow to reform policing in Falls Church by shifting officers’ focus to community building and away from “predatory measures”.

The largest sharks ever to hunt in Earth’s oceans may have gotten so big thanks to their predatory behavior in the womb, scientists report October 5 in Historical Biology.

For the fission yeast, such predatory tactics can have big consequences, even driving two nearly identical strains toward becoming different species.

Some of the animals that went extinct were large predatory fish.

They are similar to those of modern predatory birds such as owls.

They called him "The Hunter," in the courts and alleys round about; and this was as much as to say that his habits were predatory.

Aladdin of LondonSir Max Pemberton

The old Saracens, fanatics for a religion which professed to grow by conquest, were a nation of predatory and migrating warriors.

Pages From an Old Volume of LifeOliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

It was true that his predatory habits were most pernicious to the commonwealth.

The Algerines commenced a predatory war upon the commerce of the United States, and thence a navy formed a new item of patronage.

The girls were pretty and stylishly dressed, but they had a predatory air.

Harding of AllenwoodHarold Bindloss

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