Adjective(1) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
(1) The lake has unfortunately lost its pristine glory over the years due to the ceaseless encroachments of the avaricious residents.(2) The Democrats' bill is better, covering all seniors, but it, too, fails to control the corporate price-gouging, soaking taxpayers to enrich the avaricious companies.(3) Early poverty left her with an avaricious streak and occasionally greed has cost her.(4) It is time both parents and ambitious students thought of giving a snub to all those avaricious private medical and engineering colleges.(5) The princess had just about everything her little avaricious heart desired and was pampered and cherished (rightly so!) by her parents and other, assorted family members.(6) Last night, while surfing the web for fun clothing in my size (a fruitless exercise most days), I ran across this site and my avaricious little heart began to pound.(7) So too with the 10th Commandment's ban on covetousness: No American law forbids wrongful thoughts, but only avaricious actions.(8) His love of material things makes him rather avaricious and petty.(9) Leylandii trees, those avaricious and monstrous evergreens, have grown another yard, since I last wrote about them, and controlling legislation is still awaited.(10) After all, those corporations are big campaign contributors to both parties, and members of both parties rallied to their avaricious cause.(11) Being an avaricious sort, I keep a long, ever-expanding list of coveted items which I trot out at the appropriate holidays, anniversaries and birthdays.(12) I believe that those who went on the rampage were essentially deceitful, avaricious , and prone to anger, hate, and violence.(13) I am an avaricious devourer of tedious reports.(14) The first act deals with the beastly behaviour of bees and act two features avaricious beetles, greedy ducks and dopey crickets with a pronounced Cork accent.(15) So, there comes his avaricious second wife, wicked, scheming and all that you would call ├ö├ç├┐evil.├ö├ç├û(16) By now the dignitaries - the movers & shakers & financiers - are leathery lizards with avaricious grins.
1. greedy ::
2. acquisitive ::
3. covetous ::
4. rapacious ::
5. grasping ::
7. mercenary ::
8. money-grubbing ::
Different Formsavaricious, avariciously
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