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greed

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If so, investor sentiment is in the process of shifting from greed to complacency.

From Fortune

Working people who have lost our jobs and health insurance to private equity have been forced to fight back against their greed ourselves.

From Fortune

So it was disappointing to see that, at its weeklong convention in August, the Democratic Party didn’t go far enough in reining in the Wall Street greed and excess that have created a crisis for working people, particularly in retail.

From Fortune

Culture, greed, liability laws and good intentions gone awry.

They see an entitlement that says only certain people belong here, that greed is good, and winning is everything because as long as you come out on top, it doesn’t matter what happens to everyone else.

From Fortune

Whatever comes in the coming days is called by the greed of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

By the way, killjoys, American charitable giving goes up by 42 percent during this season of crass materialistic greed and excess.

The opera is a dark and passionate tale of adultery and greed.

The foreclosure-drama is a fascinating study of greed and class warfare, boasting excellent turns by Garfield and Shannon.

And my beloved Zimbabwe has sunk from a promising beacon into an abyss of greed and dictatorship.

But wise and successful as were his methods, the glory of his rule was darkened by his harshness and greed.

The creature's ears seemed literally to twitch with greed of news as he crossed the great quiet room.

These same mothers are now being forced to give these sons for useless slaughter so that the greed of nations can be appeased.

Did God create human lives and fertile lands to have them all fall before the greed of man?

The kitten, with the greed of its kind, devoured the cream, covering its small nose and whiskers with a pinkish film.

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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greed, such as: avarice, excess, gluttony, hunger, longing, and selfishness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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