Adjective(1) characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding(2) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey(3) living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain
(1) Large, predatory mammals form a guild in which competition is expected to be relatively intense.(2) It was probably a bipedal animal, probably predatory , and probably the size of a large dog.(3) Experts believe the extinct birds were meat-eaters because their beaks resemble those of predatory eagles and scavenging vultures.(4) Mercury then enters the aquatic food chain, becoming more concentrated in higher-level predatory fish.(5) But those predatory insects that locate prey through chemical sensing are not deterred.(6) Scientists still aren't clear, for example, whether the birds hunted in packs like velociraptors or individually like large predatory cats.(7) But predatory birds attack from above, relying on their excellent vision to sight prey during daylight.(8) Now a recent study suggests that one creature - with a bite that may rival that of most predatory mammals - may have been sorely misjudged.(9) Visibility and distribution of prey and predatory sharks may correlate with water depth.(10) Previous studies indicate that expanded brain volume in predatory mammals leaves less room for jaw muscles.(11) The bill also significantly improves protection for society's most vulnerable groups against exploitation by predatory sexual offenders.(12) The predatory species therefore also have short life spans.(13) Belinda Hoare, of Home and Away, portrays the extraordinary lead character, Miss Julie a fallen, desperate, sexually predatory heiress seeking to be saved by love.(14) Like Pabst's Lulu (but unlike American cinema's predatory noir females), Stasha ignores money and seeks no economic goal.(15) When large fish were excluded, predatory insects and fish fry were freed from predation and more effectively controlled chironomid populations feeding on algae.(16) I mean, there have been cases of predatory females seeking out young, teenage boys to have their wicked way with├ö├ç┬¬
(1) predatory pricing :: roofsugtige pryse
2. exploitative ::
3. predaceous ::
5. vulturous ::
Different Formspredators, predatory
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