Noun(1) any of various large diurnal birds of prey having naked heads and weak claws and feeding chiefly on carrion(2) someone who attacks in search of booty
(1) The vulture paparazzi caricaturised themselves and the passing of time has put that photo shoot into its true perspective.(2) Kinder than the rest of his vulture kind, he asked, ├ö├ç├┐When will the wedding be?├ö├ç├û(3) The slowdown in the commercial property market in Ireland may lead to vulture funds looking to obtain short-term value in the Irish market.(4) The former NYSE chief valiantly came forward to admit to the gross sum, knowing some vulture in the press would dig it out anyway.(5) He also knew that once Larry accepted the job, Artie would have to wine and dine him because that's when the other vulture agents would fly in to seize him.(6) But now they were tearing each other to pieces, and their vulture lawyers would pick at the carcass of their marriage.(7) The most widely distributed vulture in the New World, the Turkey Vulture is a large, predominantly blackish-brown bird.(8) As far as other raptors go, you'd be hard-pressed to mistake an accipiter for a vulture or an eagle.(9) But the common buzzard, found across much of Europe and Asia, is a hawk, not a vulture .(10) And there may be some current bond-holders who are simply following vulture instincts.(11) The prime minister had a bald head at the end of a vulture 's neck, and a dragging lid over one eye.(12) What was wrong with the system that was in place before all these vulture companies came along?(13) Only the action of vulture investors buying into the company has prevented the share price falling into single digits.(14) The capital markets are all but closed to the company, bar perhaps a few vulture funds picking at the bones of the rapidly thinning beast.(15) She glanced at the study door, caught the vulture look in Primus's eyes, and smiled sweetly.(16) For one thing, vulture investors may be unwilling to go through the red tape involved in obtaining a license to run a casino in New Jersey.
(1) culture vulture :: kultuur aasvoël
1. predator ::
2. shark ::
3. vampire ::
4. bloodsucker ::
5. profiteer ::
6. racketeer ::
7. opportunist ::
Different Formsvulture, vultures
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