avarice


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  • noun

Synonyms for avarice

Synonyms for avarice

excessive desire for more than one needs or deserves

Synonyms for avarice

reprehensible acquisitiveness

extreme greed for material wealth

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Once there was a stable, and a babe in a manger Good will to all men, especially the stranger A hug, an embrace and of course all the best Bless you and yours and of course all the rest A star on the tree, a place for the grotto Tidings to you all was always the motto Black Friday appeared, it's message was bleak Avarice and greed they trampled the weak Getting into debt because of their kids The PlayStations, the Xbox and vids Foodbanks for people in this day and age Poverty and need re-enter the stage Look out for those with only the least We've come a long way form that star in the East
Greed or avarice is the inordinate desire to acquire and possess more than one needs to survive.
It's not so much the lack of respect for each other and the scourge of anti-social behaviour, more the greed and avarice born of an economic system that demands growth, growth and yet more growth.
Mr Lynch and Co clearly find it acceptable to want more, more, more in return for less, less, less (who's committing avarice now Mr Lynch?
AVARICE He then told the pensioner, from Bo'ness, West Lothian, that he had invested the money, which she inherited from her millionaire farmer husband, poorly.
Here is a story of naivete, ambition, duplicity, avarice, and poverty.
But, your so-called illegal foreigners would have reached the kingdom with appropriate documents and later became runaways due to the avarice of someone.
Lifelong banker launches second career as author; main character in book may demonstrate avarice, but both writers will generously donate proceeds to charity
It is not known why the avowed avengers of corporate and feudal avarice might target a set of beasts whose only known sin is sloth.
Throughout the day 'Simon Cowell' and 'Cheryl Cole' made guest appearances and acted out sketches which related to greed, avarice and vanity.
Don't give your and telephone Letters may and are editor's He made some good points about the avarice of senior bankers and the over dependence of the UK on financial services.
Even the red ones, despite their aerodynamic flared ears and insatiable avarice for nuts.
He also reiterated that the avarice of bullying powers is the root cause of conflicts in the Middle East region.
He attributed the fathers' attitude to "greed and avarice.
Men saw lust and gluttony as their top failings and avarice as the least of their crimes.