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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ra·pac·i·ty /rəˈpæsəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ra·pac·i·ty n.
 1. The quality of being rapacious; rapaciousness; ravenousness; as, the rapacity of pirates; the rapacity of wolves.
 2. The act or practice of extorting or exacting by oppressive injustice; exorbitant greediness of gain. “The rapacity of some ages.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: extreme gluttony [syn: edacity, esurience, rapaciousness,
            voracity, voraciousness]
      2: reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth
         (personified as one of the deadly sins) [syn: avarice, greed,
          covetousness, avaritia]