greed


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Synonyms for greed

Synonyms for greed

excessive desire for more than one needs or deserves

Synonyms for greed

excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

reprehensible acquisitiveness

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In business, greed makes one engage in cut-throat enterprises that often cause collateral damage like ruined business relationships and even legal issues.
Greed is perhaps the most divisive and destructive of all the factors.
And I'm sure Lady Greed has needed every penny of her BHS bonanza to keep her in nips, tucks, toy dogs and too-tight leather trousers.
There is a major debate at the moment around executive greed.
The researchers determined greed based on factors including perks (private jets, company cars, etc.
Greed has always been the main cause of capitalism.
Of the Seven Deadly Sins greed is the deadliest, although Boris gives envy a nod.
Calling for an updating of Thatcherism, he said: "I hope that this time the Gordon Gekkos of London are conspicuous not just for their greed, valid motivator though greed may be for economic progress, as for what they give and do for the rest of the population.
Paying it forward - a popular expression for extending generosity to others after someone has been generous to you - is a heartwarming concept, but it is less common than repaying greed with greed, the study said.
In the City of London, greed has become a virtue, and we have been led to believe a big profit is all that matters.
GREED IS GOOD Greed is good the lady said, It makes a mighty nation.
Although greed may indeed be a motivation all people have felt at points in their lives, we argue that greed motives are not equally prevalent across all social strata.
But there's one thing I do know for certain: Greed is definitely not good for financial advisors.
One is an emblem of freedom; the other the herald of greed.