Thesaurus / avaricious
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He was regarded by all as an avaricious, griping old miser, whose whole life was devoted to the hoarding up of gold.

The avaricious light in his eyes as he noted the money she carried on the train, had first warned her against him.

He could only suppose, therefore, that men who objected against the expense, must themselves be sordid and avaricious.

Lucilla, perched on her sofa, was already regarding Jeckie with dilated and avaricious eyes.

The Root of All EvilJ. S. Fletcher

This advantage has not been overlooked by the avaricious, and many persons seem to have set the laws of trade at defiance.

They were willing to trade, but, as their Uncle Dick had warned them, they proved to be most avaricious traders.

She was not avaricious, nor intriguing, nor ill-tempered, nor unjust.

I must give them something to eat, and I must tell them amusing stories, or else pass for being proud or avaricious.

She should be free from all corrupt and criminal practices, temperate, and not superstitious or avaricious.

Last of all take notice, Pa, that it's not the fruit of any avaricious scheme.

Our Mutual FriendCharles Dickens

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