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noun as in voracity

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They were united in their disgust at economic inequalities, corporate rapaciousness, and subhuman working conditions.

At the heart of the rapaciousness, at least in the public mind, are FitzPatrick and Drumm.

The provinces groaned at once under all the severity of public imposition and the rapaciousness of private usury.

Thus this miserable country was torn to pieces by the horrible rapaciousness of a double tyranny.

He has so gained or absorbed into himself courage from the lion, cunning from the fox, rapaciousness from vulture and eagle.

What papal rapaciousness cannot boldly grasp, it will secretly plot to obtain.

Once we lived in what we saw; now, the rapaciousness of this new power, which threatens to absorb all things, engages us.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rapaciousness, such as: avidity, edacity, gluttony, greed, greediness, and rapacity.

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