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characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding

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living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey

living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain

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Pullet never rode anything taller than a low pony, and was the least predatory of men, considering firearms dangerous, as apt to go off of themselves by nobody's particular desire.
On December 10, 2015 Wells Fargo will return to DC Superior Court in order to face Dennis Comer's predatory lending lawsuit.
Global Banking News-March 24, 2015--Bank of America fails to get predatory lending lawsuit dismissed
At the 2014 annual meeting of the International Academy of Nurse Editors, journal editors agreed to collectively address the issue of predatory journals, especially those in nursing, in order to better inform our authors, readers, and reviewers.
The Bullies' Predatory Footprint tackles the cultural phenomenon of bullying and focuses on the toxic behavior, attitudes and practices, which permeate society as a whole.
Perhaps one reason for the variation is that there is no consensus on a definition of predatory lending.
Since the problem of predatory lending is historically so widespread, it is strange to see why the Catholic church would change the Greek word for "debt" to "trespasses" or "offenses" in the prayer that our Lord left us.
This study describes how mortgage professionals differentiate abusive from predatory lending.
The 2006 National Defense Authorization Act required DOD to issue a report on predatory lending directed at servicemembers and their dependents.
Predatory Priests, Silenced Victims: The Sexual Abuse Crisis and the Catholic Church is an anthology of essays by experts on the issues pertaining to clerical sexual abuse, including psychoanalysts, biblical scholars, clergy, historians, survivors of sexual abuse, and cultural critics.
As a veterinarian, I have learned that there are separate centers in the brain dealing with predatory behavior and with hunger.
In communities across the country, predatory lenders, appraisers, and mortgage brokers to seek to exploit and trap uninformed potential homebuyers.
Don't hold your breath waiting for a uniform national standard to curb predatory lending practices to be enacted--at least not this year, according to Rep.
6) Three crucial components necessary for predatory crimes are motivated offenders, suitable targets, and the absence of capable guardians.
A study by the Center for Responsible Lending proves that laws against predatory lending thwart abusive lenders while in many cases increasing availability of credit for people who need it most.