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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain; Hunting and killing other animals for food.

Usage examples (35)
  • Not only the owl, but many other birds more familiarly known as predacious in their habits, are useful by destroying great numbers of mice and moles.
  • A predacious animal is one that preys upon others.
  • Based on his record heis a predacious opportunist.
  • In legal terms, predacious does not mean predatory. for more
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