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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Greed or passion for money or riches.

Usage examples (31)
  • Misers are filled with avarice.
  • A rare virus called avarice affects us and the same is capable of inhibiting everything innately human.
  • Asiatic cholera had its origin in English avarice and cruelty, as they suppose who trace it to the tax which Warren Hastings, when
  • Hypocrisy I shall never justify or palliate; but I will dare to observe, that the odious vice of avarice is of all others most hastily arraigned, and most unmercifully... for more
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  • Word of the 2008 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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