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The Count of Monte Cristo
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rapacious -- as in: a rapacious cartel
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • There were two palaces and a vineyard behind the Palatine Hill; but in these days landed property had not much value, and the two palaces and the vineyard remained to the family since they were beneath the rapacity of the pope and his son.

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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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