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Avarice (IPA: /ˈævɝəs/)


Avarice (n.)

An excessive or inordinate desire of gain; greediness after wealth; covetousness; cupidity.

Avarice (n.)

An inordinate desire for some supposed good.

Avarice

An inordinate or insatiable longing, especially for wealth, status, and power

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Painting by Albrecht Dürer

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Painting by Cola di Petruccioli

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Drawing in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 64546)

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Print in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 47462)

Avarice Synonyms

Avariciousness, Cupidity, Covetousness

Avarice Synonyms

Rapacity, Greed, Avaritia, Covetousness

Avarice Rhymes



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Spanish Translation

Avarice in Spanish is Avaricia

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I can cure the gout or stone in some, sooner than Divinity, Pride, or Avarice in others" - Thomas Browne

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things." - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

" This avarice Strikes deeper, grows with more pernicious root." - Greed


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