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Heart of Darkness
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rapacious -- as in: a rapacious cartel
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Heart of Darkness
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  • A taint of imbecile rapacity blew through it all, like a whiff from some corpse.
  • But as I stood on this hillside, I foresaw that in the blinding sunshine of that land I would become acquainted with a flabby, pretending, weak-eyed devil of a rapacious and pitiless folly.

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  • She is a rapacious land developer with no concern for the environment.
  • Government regulation softens the rapacious tendencies of capitalism.

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