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rapacity

Syllabification: ra·pac·i·ty
Pronunciation: /rəˈpasədē
 
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Definition of rapacity in English:

noun

Aggressive greed: the rapacity of landowners seeking greater profit from their property
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  • It is not an effective instrument for protecting our people from the greed and rapacity of outsiders.
  • No situation, however obscure, or however sacred, escaped the rapacity of the enemy.
  • It's precisely that rapacity, that appetite, that makes them who they are, that allows them to recognize themselves.

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