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Synonyms for avariciousness

excessive desire for more than one needs or deserves

Synonyms for avariciousness

extreme greed for material wealth

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Morrison not only presents the avariciousness of an established planter, but also the evolving greed of Euro-American settlers.
While Salustio condemns Felipe's avariciousness, which is occasionally tempered by acts of generosity, he defines him as an "avariento frustrado" constrained by the society in which he lives:
On the one hand, he was elected president of the Metropolitan Museum in 1904; on the other hand, his financial resources alerted foreign governments to his avariciousness.
Ichabod Crane's avariciousness, along with his desire to possess the land and Katrina Van Tassel reappear in the character of Flem Snopes and his eventual marriage to Eula Varner.
1596) displaying both avariciousness and tragicalness remains an unexplained phenomenon.
While in the earlier story he had focused his discussion of disease on the gap between the property-owning rich and the dispossessed poor, in Dracula it is the avariciousness of the middle-class imperialist that comes under scrutiny.
When Hobbes says that, without government, we are at risk of from the hostility and avariciousness of other men, he speaks to imperfectly domesticated subjects.
I do not think that if wiser economists had sat around in Boston and London and planned things differently in the eighteenth century, the crisis could have been avoided, because this kind of planning is not strong enough to be a dike against the greed of human beings and the avariciousness which this technology accentuates and makes possible.
where our contradictions must be confronted, normal as they appear, contradictions resulting from living within the supremacy of whiteness and the avariciousness of capital, where we live within a state that would rather cage human beings rather than educate them (O'Donnell, Chavez Chavez, & Pruyn, 2004) is the space this anthology desires to mediate and it does so but indirectly.
That America was hypocritical about its Negro slavery and territorial ambitions drew his satirical ire, but it was England as well as America that he held up to scorn for the reception of the midget, General Tom Thumb, and (as Jerrold represents him) the avariciousness of P.
She cannot count on a Snopes as she could on Colonel Dick, a stranger and Northerner, for though a white Southern man and familiar to her, Snopes will put his own avariciousness before protecting women and children, and Granny and Sartoris are willing to abandon the station in society that had always insulated their kind from the depredations of the rabble.
32) The court said "the evidence of greed and avariciousness on the part of defendants is shocking to our sense of justice as it obviously was to the jury," and permitted a punitive damages award to stand.
What sort of parent inculcates such avariciousness into their offspring?
The easy way is to leave the sewer system intact, protect the people who are going to be the beneficiaries of that sewer system in the new city from greed and abuse and avariciousness, but otherwise leave it alone.
Soprano Rebecca Watson portrayed Manon's youthful vulnerability, charm, avariciousness, sadness and gaiety through the device of the character's own two motives.