|Rapacious [ ruh’-PEY-shuh’ s ]|
|[ adjective ]|
|1. extremely greedy; ravenous|
2. given to pillaging; predatory
3. to live or subsist on live prey
|USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :|
|Where this leaves the more rapacious companies remains to be seen.|
[ noun ]
1. the lowest possible point; extreme despair or adversity
2. the point on the celestial sphere directly beneath a given position or observer and
diametrically opposite the zenith.
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
Relations between Iran and the USA reached their nadir when 66 US diplomats were taken
hostage by Islamic militants in 1979.