avarice


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Synonyms for avarice

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excessive desire for more than one needs or deserves

Synonyms for avarice

reprehensible acquisitiveness

extreme greed for material wealth

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These are slippery slopes to committing sinful acts like hoarding, avarice, and greed.
I did the first mirror, Avarice, entirely by hand, but it took four and a half months," he says.
Elderly people must be protected from the avarice of people such as you.
In both cases, the reason was pure and simple "greed and avarice.
Where are the voices of Plaid Cymru objecting to this blatant betrayal of the people of Wales - the industrialisation and desecration of our beautiful country to the altar of exploitation and avarice.
Bruker BioSpin introduced the Avarice III NMR system.
11) Spurred on by the fact that trade connections with the Low Countries were central to England's economy, critics must examine instead English literary traditions with mercantile connections, and before that, the representations of avarice in late estates satire and related texts.
Young Captain John Smith carried dedication and drive at the colony of Jamestown, yet as one disaster after another beset the colonists: intrigue, avarice, corruption, disease, starvation, and violent war with the indigenous peoples.
Xavier's letters to Loyola criticizing the avarice of the Portuguese entrepreneur of the 16th century could well apply to the corporate world of today.
We need to teach our children the great God above all has no malice against them, and the great baggage of racism we now bear was not placed upon us by that God but by the avarice and greed of our brothers.
Introducing the reader to a world of art fraud and avarice, Framed is very strongly recommended as thoroughly entertaining, darkly humorous, deliberately iconoclastic, and simply brilliantly from beginning to end.
The bands include Ferona Vei, In Memory, Scenic Attraction, We Are Lions, Divide the Day, Bledsoe, Avarice and Dreams of Reality.
She well knows that by once enlisting under other banners than her own, were they even the banners of foreign independence, she would involve herself beyond the power of extrication in all the wars of interest and intrigue, of individual avarice, envy and ambition, which assume the colors and usurp the standards of freedom.
His last, Lady Conyngham, was arguably the most notorious and most hated because of her and her husband's reputed avarice.
Karl Popper's Open Society has lost the high ground to rampant consumerism, materialism, hedonism, fraud, chicanery, and avarice, just to name a few things.