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Adjective: predatory  'pre-du,to-ree [N. Amer], 'pre-du-t(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. Characterized by plundering, pillaging or marauding
    "predatory warfare";
    - marauding, raiding
     
  2. Living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    "a predatory bird";
    - rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturous
     
  3. Living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
    "predatory capitalists"; "a predatory, insensate society in which innocence and decency can prove fatal";
    - predaceous, predacious

See also: acquisitive, aggressive, offensive

Encyclopedia: Predatory