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  • adjective Alternative spelling of predaceous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
  • adjective hunting and killing other animals for food


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  • "They suffer little more from the invading Yankees than do the proudest Mexicans. Indeed, the true conflict and injustice occur between the old Californians, Indian or Spanish, and the predacious vanguard of the Anglo-Saxon conquest."

    - Carl Van Doren, 'The American Novel'.

    September 20, 2009