predatory

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From Latin praedatorius.

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predatory (comparative more predatory, superlative most predatory)

  1. Of, or relating to a predator.
  2. Living by preying on other living animals.
  3. (figuratively) Exploiting or victimizing others for personal gain.

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  • predatory” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).