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adverb as in selfishly

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In 2017, the bubble was inflated by so-called Initial Coin Offerings, which saw hucksters sell mostly worthless new currencies to a greedy and gullible public, and then plow the profits back into Bitcoin.

From Fortune

John Mackey, in a burst of typical authenticity, called the hedge fund “greedy bastards.”

The more punitive might argue that it was fit punishment for a writer who admits to being “greedily visual.”

I could see Laila's eyes widen as she greedily fed on the male.

Out upon the linoleum 29 rolled the glistening coinsseveral of them gold piecesthat Jess had noted so greedily in the egg store.

There were bright blankets and shawls, the latter greedily eyed by every Indian woman who came into the store.

Listen, Mr. Garford, said Drinkwater desperately, his eyes flashing greedily with the thought of escaping commissions.

The fevered mules plunged in headlong and drank greedily; the riders were perforce obliged to slake their thirst after them.

They "supped full of horrors," and listened greedily to tales of death, which served to weaken and terrify.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greedily, such as: cannily, illiberally, meanly, miserly, parsimoniously, and stingily.

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