[ UK /ɹæpˈe‍ɪʃəsli/ ]
  1. in a rapacious manner
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How To Use rapaciously In A Sentence

  • In the areas under his occupation the enemy has been rapaciously plundering manpower and material resources.
  • A very different beast has emerged since then -- a new future at once more rapaciously cold in its capitalism, more dominated by moral or religious issues, and less certain of further technological progress. 18 Non-Fiction Essays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers
  • The NR Board slavered rapaciously for ever more profit, and drank from only one well. Review: The Crunch by Alex Brummer
  • Surely he would be astonished to see himself inflated into yet another biographical Gargantua, not to mention in a book that feeds rapaciously on his most unattractive if not repellent aspects: his obsessive, divided sexuality, his spectacular alcoholism, his failures as husband and father. 2009 April 09 « One-Minute Book Reviews
  • Automobile transport is used wastefully, rapaciously.
  • Especially against the doddering dairymaidens of surrender like that inveterate sleazehound KXF who so rapaciously libeled me! Excerpt from Urdoxa 2.0
  • They have been described as ‘locusts’, rapaciously enriching themselves at the expense of ordinary investors.
  • But to evidence unequivocal that the United States of America was never intended to provide even the first hint of adhesion to any religious orientation: In the latter years of the 1790s and early days and years of the 1800s, the North Africa states along what was known as the Barbary Coast — Tripoli, Tunis, Algiers, and Morocco — were rapaciously raking American shipping. The US was NEVER intended to be Christian. Herein is the Documented Truth.
  • In our modern era, rapaciously expanding industry and a growing population continue to threaten the world's delicate ecological balance, proof of a relationship out of kilter with nature and the elements.
  • It steals from the U.S. treasury as rapaciously to enrich the corporate elite. Printing: A Farewell to Arms: Why I Left "The Left'
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