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predaceous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Predaceous  \Pre*da"ceous\,  a.  [L.  praeda  prey.  See  {Prey}.] 
  Living  by  prey;  predatory.  --Derham. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  predaceous 
  adj  :  living  by  or  given  to  victimizing  others  for  personal  gain; 
  "predatory  capitalists";  "a  predatory,  insensate 
  society  in  which  innocence  and  decency  can  prove 
  fatal"-  Peter  S.  Prescott;  "a  predacious  kind  of 
  animal--the  early  geological  gangster"-  W.E.Swinton 
  [syn:  {predacious},  {predatory}] 




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