Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "rapacity":

  1. 1- 8. The doom is deserved because of the rapacity, luxury, iii. - "Introduction to the Old Testament", John Edgar McFadyen.
  2. But slaughter, desecration and wanton destruction, were no remedies for its sins, or its failings; nor was covetous rapacity the spirit of reformation." - "A Short History of Monks and Monasteries", Alfred Wesley Wishart.
  3. Personal freedom, property, and life, if assailed by the passion, the prejudice, or the rapacity of the ruler, have no security whatever. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.