vulturous


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vul·tur·ine

 (vŭl′chə-rīn′) also vul·tur·ous (-chər-əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a vulture.
2. Rapacious; predatory.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vulturous - living by preying on other animals especially by catching living preyvulturous - living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey; "a predatory bird"; "the rapacious wolf"; "raptorial birds"; "ravening wolves"; "a vulturine taste for offal"
aggressive - having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
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Bosola's discovery of the Duchess's condition communicates as much: "so, so, there's no question but her tetchiness and most vulturous eating of the apricocks are apparent signs of breeding.
But, at the same time, they would have assumed questions over Laudrup's future would have come from vulturous clubs rather than through his own concerns.
and find that high schoolers may not be the best equipped to face the vulturous music industry, while facing the problems of being teenagers in Quebec.