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used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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of animals:  living by hunting and eating other animals

of people or organizations:  given to victimizing others
  • Like all the lessons at the Institute, this one was a barrage of details — pages and pages worth — but the gist was that sickness, like a hungry predator, lurked in every nook and cranny.
    p. 189.3
  • But instead of his usual zooming about, he was inching toward them, very, very slowly, contemplating the boys in a way that gave them the impression of a predator — a wolf spider came to mind seeking just the moment to pounce upon its prey.
    p. 307.1

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