Instead of spurning these rapacious advances, local authorities were demanding a permanent share of the profits.
Even predictable repetitions of the same deception fail to open the eyes of the people to see through the façade of rapacious and false religiosity.
Our lack of a bill of rights makes it extremely difficult for judges to protect our freedoms from a rapacious government intent on destroying them.
The problems of corporate governance are about much more than rapacious egotism.
Janofsky alludes to federally mandated spending and to rapacious tax cutting by the states.
While I do not condone some of the more rapacious acts of Australian companies, I am not so sanguine about local small scale operators either.
I've always thought of Sydney as ravenous, rapacious and ruthless.
From Seattle to Phnom Penh, protesters are fighting the incursion of supposedly rapacious multinational corporations.
But this socialist market is just as rapacious as any other.
It is quite breathtaking to realise quite how rapacious the industry is and how conceited and vapid are its practitioners.