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Gone with the Wind
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rapacious -- as in: a rapacious cartel
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Gone with the Wind
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  • She had forgotten the trinkets she had intended to hide and, with a sneer which she hoped was as eloquent as that pictured on Grandma Robillard’s face, she flung the articles to the floor and almost enjoyed the rapacious scramble that ensued.
  • They are a bit too rapacious these days, a bit too open.

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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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