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Meaning of PREDACIOUS

Pronunciation:  pree'deyshus

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain; "predatory capitalists"; "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S. Prescott; "a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster"- W.E.Swinton
  2. [adj]  hunting and killing other animals for food
 

PREDACIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: acquisitive, carnivorous, predaceous, predatory
 

 

 

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 Related Terms: all-devouring, all-engulfing, bloodsucking, cannibal, cannibalistic, carnivorous, commensal, dietetic, dining, eating, extortionate, feeding, flesh-eating, fruitarian, gastronomic, gluttonous, grabby, grain-eating, graminivorous, granivorous, grasping, grass-eating, herbivorous, insect-eating, insectivorous, lactovegetarian, looting, lupine, man-eating, marauding, meat-eating, mensal, nourishing, nutritious, omnivorous, omophagous, pantophagous, parasitic, phytivorous, phytophagous, pillaging, plant-eating, plundering, plunderous, postprandial, prandial, predatory, preprandial, rapacious, raptorial, ravaging, ravening, ravenous, sharkish, spoliatory, vegetable-eating, vegetarian, vulturine, vulturous, wolfish
 

 

 

 

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