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Social media platforms, for better or worse, are the principal mediums for athletes to communicate “what they believe in,” whether it’s protecting the Arctic from the rapacious oil industry, or the subtle eroticism of the burrito.
WHAT MAKES A PRO RUNNER VALUABLE TO A BRAND?MARTIN FRITZ HUBERAPRIL 2, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Big Tech companies, on the other hand, have proven themselves to be rapacious capitalists—they take as much as they can and ask for permission later.
CAN YOU BELIEVE WE’RE TALKING ABOUT IN-PERSON EVENTS?; THURSDAY’S DAILY BRIEFHENRY POWDERLYMARCH 18, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Democratically elected majorities, conservatives point out, pose just as much, or even more of a threat to personal security and individual right—especially the right to property—as rapacious kings or greedy elites.
‘FREEDOM’ MEANS SOMETHING DIFFERENT TO LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES. HERE’S HOW THE DEFINITION SPLIT—AND WHY THAT STILL MATTERSANNELIEN DE DIJNAUGUST 25, 2020TIME
And they have been found co-operating against a particular rapacious Mahajan.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
In the time of nidification the most feeble birds will assault the most rapacious.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 1GILBERT WHITE
Take a fair and noble mistress, one younger, less rapacious.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
He had to urge the Council to stay the Commissioners at Sherborne, whose rapacious activity had again awoke.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
Bishoprics, once conferred for wisdom and piety, had become prizes for the rapacious and ambitious.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
It is inept for pigmies to stand before one who has every intention of becoming a rapacious pirate shortly.
KAI LUNG'S GOLDEN HOURSERNEST BRAMAH
Frederick engaged to carry on her law-suit, and to plead her cause against this rapacious Mr. Hodgkinson of Hull.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 5 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
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WORDS RELATED TO RAPACIOUS

  • devouring
  • esurient
  • gluttonous
  • greedy
  • hoggish
  • insatiable
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • unappeasable
  • covetous
  • devouring
  • edacious
  • gorging
  • gourmandizing
  • greedy
  • gross
  • hoggish
  • insatiable
  • never full
  • omnivorous
  • piggish
  • piggy
  • prodigious
  • rapacious
  • ravening
  • ravenous
  • starved
  • starving
  • unquenchable
  • wolfish
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