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The cupidity of a man had evidently led him to collect together these odds and ends, and try to turn them to profitable account.
He rushed with ravenous eagerness at every bait which was offered to his cupidity.
This colorless face expressed patience, commercial shrewdness, and the sort of wily cupidity which is needful in business.
These two, by an instinct quick as lightning, saw the means of gratifying at one blow their cupidity and hate.
Don Jose has worked on the fears or the cupidity of this drunken ingrate.
There was no store and nothing to excite their cupidity in the way of purchases.
ON THE EDGE OF THE ARCTICHARRY LINCOLN SAYLER
"Spolia di M'Caskey," was the inscription that he felt would defy the cupidity of the boldest.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
With Ben Blankenship the struggle—if there was a struggle—was probably between sympathy and cupidity.
The offerings made at these temples are often very valuable, the cupidity of the deities within not being easily satisfied.
But the cupidity of the Indian was soon gratified, and the different bodies again moved slowly onward.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER

WORDS RELATED TO CUPIDITY

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propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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