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 for predaceous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Predaceous \Pre*da"ceous\, a. [L. praeda prey. See Prey.]
     Living by prey; predatory. --Derham.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: hunting and killing other animals for food [syn:
             predacious, predaceous]
      2: living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain;
         "predatory capitalists"; "a predatory, insensate society in
         which innocence and decency can prove fatal"- Peter S.
         Prescott; "a predacious kind of animal--the early geological
         gangster"- W.E.Swinton [syn: predaceous, predacious,

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