Definition of rapaciously in English:

rapaciously

adverb

  • See rapacious

    • ‘He seemed to have gained a greater self-confidence from the incredible and unexpected success of his book and he capitalized on it rapaciously.’
    • ‘In our modern era, rapaciously expanding industry and a growing population continue to threaten the world's delicate ecological balance, proof of a relationship out of kilter with nature and the elements.’
    • ‘Automobile transport is used wastefully, rapaciously.’
    • ‘The reality is that we are rapaciously destroying ecosystems and burning fossil fuels as if there were no tomorrow.’
    • ‘They have been described as ‘locusts’, rapaciously enriching themselves at the expense of ordinary investors.’

Pronunciation

rapaciously

/rəˈpeɪʃəsli/