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They also vow to reform policing in Falls Church by shifting officers’ focus to community building and away from “predatory measures”.Non-binary candidate looks to fill Falls Church City Council seat|Steph Purifoy|October 6, 2020|Washington Blade
The largest sharks ever to hunt in Earth’s oceans may have gotten so big thanks to their predatory behavior in the womb, scientists report October 5 in Historical Biology.Cannibalism in the womb may have helped megalodon sharks become giants|Carolyn Gramling|October 5, 2020|Science News
For the fission yeast, such predatory tactics can have big consequences, even driving two nearly identical strains toward becoming different species.This year’s SN 10 scientists aim to solve some of science’s biggest challenges|Science News Staff|September 30, 2020|Science News
Some of the animals that went extinct were large predatory fish.Saber-toothed anchovy relatives were once fearsome hunters|Carolyn Wilke|June 11, 2020|Science News For Students
They are similar to those of modern predatory birds such as owls.
Nonetheless, Washington has chosen to allow Chinese predatory behavior to continue.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable|Gordon G. Chang|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allegations that these two men are abusive and predatory have gone on for years now.Revenge on the Pervs: Why the Tide Is Finally Turning Against Dov Charney and Terry Richardson|Amanda Marcotte|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This, it should be said, bears an eerie similarity to the targeted, predatory lending of the last decade.
How Rousseff's fall from grace will play into Brazil's predatory political scene is now an open question.
Despite adolescent associations with tongue-to-tongue contact and French kissing, France is strict with predatory tongues.Dutch Supreme Court’s ‘Forced-Tongue Kiss’ Rape Ruling Explained|Lizzie Crocker|March 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They called him "The Hunter," in the courts and alleys round about; and this was as much as to say that his habits were predatory.Aladdin of London|Sir Max Pemberton
The old Saracens, fanatics for a religion which professed to grow by conquest, were a nation of predatory and migrating warriors.Pages From an Old Volume of Life|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It was true that his predatory habits were most pernicious to the commonwealth.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The Algerines commenced a predatory war upon the commerce of the United States, and thence a navy formed a new item of patronage.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
The girls were pretty and stylishly dressed, but they had a predatory air.Harding of Allenwood|Harold Bindloss