His rapacious hunger built as his fangs began their descent.
But she appears to have been passionate, exceedingly rapacious and ever careful of her own interest.
However cruel and rapacious the Vikings may have been, the work of disorder and ruin was not all theirs.
They became petty local tyrants, all the more despotic because they had nothing to fear save the distant authority of the kings missi, and the more rapacious because they had no salary save the fines they inflicted and the fees that they contrived to multiply.
He had posed as the defender of the public rights of Europe and won to his side the smaller powers and much of the public opinion of Europe, while the allies were beginning to be regarded more in the light of rapacious conquerors than as disinterested defenders of the liberties of Europe.