What does the word rapacious mean?

Usage examples for rapacious

  1. Cruel, lustful, rapacious, capricious, selfish, indifferent deities they have adored. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  2. That they were impoverished by the rapacious Sylla- who, when he could not touch the person of an enemy, contented himself with seizing his property- we know. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
  3. " He is certainly more rapacious than he was ten years ago," Roebuck admitted. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips