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    predatory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word predatory

    Definition
    (adj) characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding
    Synonyms : marauding , raiding
    Example Sentence
    • bands of marauding Indians
    • predatory warfare
    • a raiding party
    Definition
    (adj) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    Example Sentence
    • a predatory bird
    • the rapacious wolf
    • raptorial birds
    • ravening wolves
    • a vulturine taste for offal
    Definition
    (adj) living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
    Synonyms : predaceous , predacious
    Example Sentence
    • predatory capitalists
    • a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal
    • a predacious kind of animal--the early geological gangster
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for predatory

eagle like predatory birds "STEALS" other birds eggs for eating

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he has given date previously for taking all the goods.

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