use Predatory in a sentence
[adjective] Living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey;
Lions are predatory animals.
The population of wild rabbits is controlled somewhat by predatory animals such as owls and eagles.
The largest predatory dinosaurs didn’ t cross paths; they lived in different times and places.
[adjective]Living by or given to victimizing others for personal gain;
The corporation’s predatory practices in business have earned the company a bad reputation.
It is terrifying to think children might be approached over the internet by predatory men – within a matter of minutes of entering a chat room.
[noun] Any animal that lives by preying on other animals;
Some animals excrete toxic substances through their skin to deter predators.
When attacked, an octopus can excrete a dark, inky substance to confuse predators.
Grazing animals such as cows are quite vulnerable to attacks from predators because they have to eat frequently.
A frog’s skin reflects the same amount of ultraviolet light as its immediate surroundings. This characteristic protects the animal from predators like snakes.
As a top predator foxes have no natural enemies.
[noun] Someone who lives by robbing;
The attacker or predator who injures people must be punished and removed from the community on which he preys.
The man responsible for the attack is a dangerous predator.