rapacity


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the quality or condition of being voracious

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reprehensible acquisitiveness

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O'Callaghan believes a trip to Maisons-Laffitte next month could be next on the agenda for Rapacity Alexander.
More compelling is Piper's rapacity for the exotic and her delight in the little lie, such as when she tells her father she is vacationing in Europe with a friend when she was trafficking in drugs.
In rapacity culture, power (prizes, money, centrality, prestige) looks around to trump competition and build capital, and the body is violently available as product and object.
Deputy Foreign Minister asserted that President al-Assad saved Syria from the rapacity of its enemies.
Such institutional rapacity is as common in Beijing as it is in DC.
Altogether about $1,000 worth of young stock within two miles of where he was shot are attributed to his rapacity.
Francis called attention to victims of natural disasters, especially typhoon victims in the Philippines, while renewing his call to protect the environment, which he said was "frequently exploited by human greed and rapacity.
That they did in a second 45 minutes during which they dominated the midfield and at times seemed as if they had an extra man, such was the rapacity of their possession and movement.
Like our brothers in prison today--and like ourselves those African ancestors were victims of the political, economic and military rapacity of white America.
To the contrary, Smith implicitly contrasted the socially beneficial "self-interest" of capital owners to a "mean rapacity .
Houghton Revisited', this summer's spectacular exhibition of the great paintings which once belonged to Sir Robert Walpole and have temporarily returned from Russia to their former home in Norfolk, reveals both the taste and the rapacity of Catherine the Great.
From the Nanjing Massacre in the opening months of the war against China to the Rape of Manila in the final stage of the Pacific War, imperial Japan's soldiers left a trail of unspeakable cruelty and rapacity across Asia.
In their rapacity as "Persons," they have the power to destroy life on earth.
Wain painted Mahathir as both a true idealist and a masterful political operator, driven not by personal cupidity (unlike most of the cronies whose rapacity he, rather inexplicably, furthered) so much as his yen to be in control, the grand master of Malaysia's political chess game.