Thesaurus / avarice

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To wrest a living from the avarice of the earth is to form character with the salt and iron of power in it.

I humbly prayed to be allowed to step between you and your uncle's avarice; but you would not.

Thus strife and anger beget war, avarice stifles benevolence, envy produces hate.

Of all the passions, however, avarice is notoriously that which the latest loosens its hold on the human heart.

Miles WallingfordJames Fenimore Cooper

I had always been lavish of my means, for whatever faults I may have preserved, avarice and parsimony were not of their number.

ClemenceRetta Babcock

What a wonderful thing is this, unless it degenerate into avarice, and so cease to be greatness.

EssaysAbraham Cowley

Such were avarice and ambition, which divided the dominion of his mind between them.

At his side stands beautiful Sin, forgetting its guilt and coquetry for its avarice.

Bohemian DaysGeo. Alfred Townsend

There is no vice more deadening to every noble and tender feeling than avarice.

He is wholly in the power of his master and totally defenseless against his lusts, avarice, or brutality.

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