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having a strong urge to obtain or possess something, especially material wealth, in quantity

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immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

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Hopefully the council will be persuaded to use less avaricious tactics next year.
It is important that Brady Sullivan abide by any ordinance associated with this renovation, but keep the avaricious labor coalition at arm's length.
Alarmingly, local family-sized houses are being bought by the ever more avaricious private rental sector, able to modify family properties for multi-rent units or flats with administration fees, uncapped rental charges and, poorly protected tenancies.
Spoils from the war will now embellish avaricious plutocrats with exorbitant future profits from Iraq's vast undeveloped crude oil resource.
The status quo of ever-rising cable bills fueled by an avaricious, anti-innovation broadcast TV industry is unacceptable.
Hizbullah strives now to win Great Satan's recognition and reminded party of God bidders to give up on their slogans and avaricious designs on this country.
I may be considered to be cynical, but so are thousands of real fans of CCFC who have seen our club "buried" by politics and avaricious greed.
Reactionary trade unionists oppose the cuts and bemoan avaricious fat cats, unwittingly reinforcing the imagined clash between the public and private sectors.
Swiss financial company UBS is not just another avaricious investment bank trying to gather wealth by selling dubious securities to gullible clients, as casual sceptics may come to think.
5%, to alleviate the VAT tax loss; punitively tax hedge funds - if not ban them altogether; and cap all UK loan APRs at 25% to get rid of avaricious money-lending organisations.
Waugh wanted to show the readers antipathy to the university's formality, distrust of faculty, degeneration of public schools (caused by scarcity of goods and teachers during the Great War), avaricious humans' lust (seen in rebuilding the manor house), and satire of new education.
IAN Poole (Letters, March 21) thinks from my letter (Letters, March 15) calling for a public debate, that I am part of "a residue of movement ready to exploit the present justifiable anger at avaricious, arrogant bankers and propel our city back into that chaos.
But there's a downside, as our avaricious addict discovers.
I shall also rescue Halloween from the avaricious clutches of Trick or Treat, another vulgar American import which we can well do without.
Sources said that there are some avaricious nature people who are playing with the lives of the innocents.