Sentence Examples


  • His rapacious hunger built as his fangs began their descent.
  • But she appears to have been passionate, exceedingly rapacious and ever careful of her own interest.
  • They became petty local tyrants, all the more despotic because they had nothing to fear save the distant authority of the kings missi, and the more rapacious because they had no salary save the fines they inflicted and the fees that they contrived to multiply.
  • However cruel and rapacious the Vikings may have been, the work of disorder and ruin was not all theirs.
  • But the king replaced them with a new clique of servile and rapacious favourites.