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synonyms for greed

  • avarice
  • excess
  • gluttony
  • hunger
  • longing
  • selfishness
  • acquisitiveness
  • avidity
  • covetousness
  • craving
  • cupidity
  • eagerness
  • edacity
  • esurience
  • indulgence
  • intemperance
  • piggishness
  • rapacity
  • ravenousness
  • voracity
  • graspingness
  • insatiableness
  • swinishness
  • the gimmies
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antonyms for greed

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  • apathy
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • indifference
  • benevolence
  • generosity
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If so, investor sentiment is in the process of shifting from greed to complacency.
ARE TECH STOCKS IN AN ‘ENORMOUS’ BUBBLE? GREENLIGHT’S DAVID EINHORN THINKS SOKDUNN6OCTOBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Working people who have lost our jobs and health insurance to private equity have been forced to fight back against their greed ourselves.
WHY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MUST MAKE A CLEAN BREAK WITH WALL STREETMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
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.
WHY THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY MUST MAKE A CLEAN BREAK WITH WALL STREETMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Culture, greed, liability laws and good intentions gone awry.
THEY KNOW HOW TO PREVENT MEGAFIRES. WHY WON’T ANYBODY LISTEN?BY ELIZABETH WEILAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
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.
‘HE IS CLEARLY IN OVER HIS HEAD’: READ MICHELLE OBAMA’S FULL SPEECH DENOUNCING DONALD TRUMPKDUNN6AUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
But wise and successful as were his methods, the glory of his rule was darkened by his harshness and greed.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The creature's ears seemed literally to twitch with greed of news as he crossed the great quiet room.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
These same mothers are now being forced to give these sons for useless slaughter so that the greed of nations can be appeased.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
Did God create human lives and fertile lands to have them all fall before the greed of man?
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
The kitten, with the greed of its kind, devoured the cream, covering its small nose and whiskers with a pinkish film.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
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