- Antonyms of RAPACIOUS
satisfied, abstemious, altruistic, bounteous, bountiful, charitable, content, controlled, free, freehanded, full, generous, gentle, glutted, greathearted, handsome, herbivorous, liberal, magnanimous, moderate, munificent, nonaggressive, openhanded, openhearted, prodigal, restrained, sated, satiated, satisfied, selfless, stuffed, submissive, tame, temperate, unacquisitive, unaggressive, unselfish, unsparing, vegetarian, wasteful.
- Examples of usage:
- We look in vain for one other significant flag, that of the eight- pointed cross, which for centuries waved over these battlements as the sacred banner of the Knights of St. John, the token of their religious faith and their resolve to conquer or to die, which led them in the van of battle at Jerusalem, at Acre, and at Rhodes, and under which they slaughtered the besieging enemy by thousands beneath the wall of Malta; the gallant flag which so often flashed defiance before the eyes of sanguinary Turks, treacherous Greeks, and rapacious Algerines upon the sea; the flag, alas! - "The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
- He has all his life been rapacious after money. - "Anna St. Ives" by Thomas Holcroft
- Every window was open, and from within came sounds of rapacious cleaning. - "The Crooked House" by Brandon Fleming