PREDATORY in a Sentence

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 a.  living by preying on other animals
Classic Sentence:
1  She was constitutionally unable to endure any man being in love with any woman not herself, and the sight of India Wilkes and Stuart at the speaking had been too much for her predatory nature.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
2  They seemed so predatory, so ruthless and yet, twined in her skirt, so broken, so helpless.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVI
3  And Herbert had seen him as a predatory Tartar of comic propensities, with a face like a red brick, and an outrageous hat all over bells.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLVII
Example Sentence:
1  Gannett, the nation's most predatory newspaper conglomerate, is still trying to take over the rack distribution business.
2  Every few seconds the bait fish were flying out of the water from attacks by predatory fish.