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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New York Times THE majestic, though vulturous, California condor is once again soaring above the wilds.
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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.