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1. avaricious

adjective. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth.

Synonyms

  • covetous
  • acquisitive
  • prehensile
  • grabby
  • greedy

Antonyms

  • undesirous
  • unintelligent
  • abstemious
  • acquisitiveness

Etymology

  • avaricios (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word avaricious


1. Adjective
It is in vain to say that democracy is less vain, less proud, less selfish, less ambitious, or less avaricious than aristocracy or monarchy.

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