Thesaurus / covetousness
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In the first place, love of money, or covetousness, is at its root.

The ChainbearerJ. Fenimore Cooper

Likewise with covetousness: we are to understand that it is not to be named of Christians.

The devil of ambition tempts the great man to it; the devil of covetousness, the little man.

He imputed the blunder either to covetousness, or to unwillingness that any Englishman should have anything.

Sir Walter RaleghWilliam Stebbing

His character was tried besides, not only with the bait of covetousness, but with the goad of fear.

A sermon on the danger of little sins such as covetousness and the growing love of money was impressively preached.

Looking Seaward AgainWalter Runciman

In fact, such a deed might savour of jealousy and covetousness.

What false appearances of it do cause many to be suspected of covetousness unjustly.

But beyond this, they have the faults and frailties of their kind,—save one,—the sin of covetousness.

Craftsmanship in TeachingWilliam Chandler Bagley

Their sin from this point of view was the sin of covetousness.

Our Lady Saint MaryJ. G. H. Barry

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