rapacious

rapacious

englanti

  1. ahne, saaliinhimoinen; aggressiivisen saita

Synonyymisanakirja

rapacious

  1. ahmattimainen, ahnas, ahne, saaliinhimoinen, kyltymätön, hankintoja tekevä, hankkiva, omistushaluinen, ostohaluinen, aktiivinen, yritteliäs, peto-, saalistava.

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Käännökset

englanti

ahmattimainen

ahne

saalistava voracious Voracious; avaricious.
1787, w:Alexander Hamilton|Alexander Hamilton, s:The Federalist Papers/No. 6|Federalist No. 6: Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States:

To presume a want of motives for such contests of power between states as an argument against their existence, would be to forget that men are ambitious, vindictive, and rapacious.
Given to taking by force or plundering; aggressively greedy.
1910, w:Niccolò Machiavelli|Niccolò Machiavelli (translated by Ninian Hill Thomson), The Prince, s:The Prince/Chapter XIX|Chapter XIX:
A Prince ... sooner becomes hated by being rapacious and by interfering with the property and with the women of his subjects, than in any other way.
puhekieltä subsist Subsisting off live prey.
1827, w:James Fenimore Cooper|James Fenimore Cooper, The Prairie, s:The Prairie/Chapter XIII|Chapter XIII:
Even the rapacious birds appeared to comprehend the nature of the ceremony, for ... they once more began to make their airy circuits above the place ...

Riimisanakirja

rapacious rimmaa näiden kanssa:

lesbous, couscous, lahous, mahous, holhous, nuohous, verhous, lautaverhous, tiiliverhous, ulkoverhous

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Läheisiä sanoja

raottaa, raottua, rap, rapa, rapainen, rapajuoppo


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