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rapacious
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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excessively greedy — often destructive
  • And the way she tore the thread out of her damaged blouse with her teeth—snarling and cursing in the process, as if she were eating her blouse—must have demonstrated to Owen the . full potential of Hester's dangerous mouth; at that moment, her basic rapaciousness was quite generously displayed.
    p. 71.8

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