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synonyms for rapaciousness

  • avidity
  • edacity
  • gluttony
  • greed
  • greediness
  • rapacity
  • ravenousness
  • voraciousness
  • omnivorousness
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How to use rapaciousness in a sentence

The provinces groaned at once under all the severity of public imposition and the rapaciousness of private usury.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. VII. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
Thus this miserable country was torn to pieces by the horrible rapaciousness of a double tyranny.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. IX. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
He has so gained or absorbed into himself courage from the lion, cunning from the fox, rapaciousness from vulture and eagle.
HUMAN ANIMALSFRANK HAMEL
What papal rapaciousness cannot boldly grasp, it will secretly plot to obtain.
MONKS, POPES, AND THEIR POLITICAL INTRIGUESJOHN ALBERGER
Once we lived in what we saw; now, the rapaciousness of this new power, which threatens to absorb all things, engages us.
ESSAYS, SECOND SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
Her rapaciousness engaged her to give endless disturbance and interruption to commerce.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.I., PART C.DAVID HUME
Malta is one of the remarkable instances in which we may trace a kind of penalty on the rapaciousness of the Republic.
BLACKWOODS EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 59, NO. 366, APRIL, 1846VARIOUS
The eyes had opened a little wider, as if with a stimulated rapaciousness.
CHILDREN OF THE DESERTLOUIS DODGE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RAPACIOUSNESS

  • acquisitiveness
  • avarice
  • avidity
  • covetousness
  • cupidity
  • greediness
  • money-grubbing
  • money-hunger
  • rapaciousness
  • rapacity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.