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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Reprehensible acquisitiveness; Extreme gluttony.

Usage examples (30)
  • This isn't "rapacity" - which implies seizure of property.
  • It's not true, but I do believe most Americans blame this "rapacity" for the high gas prices.
  • It was near midnight before their rapacity was satisfied.
  • Greek people, driven at length into fury by the rapacity of the hated for more
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