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In an interview you did with 60 Minutes around this time, you write that Lesley Stahl had said that most Americans see big corporations as greedy and selfish.

We enjoyed the spread by ourselves, surrounded by our two perpetually greedy hounds and warmed by the thought that, with the help of friends and family and ungodly amounts of Tylenol, we had escaped the worst of this thing.

It’s seen as a bunch of selfish greedy bastards that are just in it to make as much money as possible.

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It all depends on your management style and what you’re happy with and how greedy you really want to be.

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When stocks take a beating, the pros often jump back in and buy on the cheap, adapting that Warren Buffett-ism of being “greedy when others are fearful.”

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The answer may be that animals are greedy: they need a lot of oxygen to grow big and complicated.

Only the greedy say that greed is good and there is no shaming of the shameless.

But this soft and greedy subversive organelle is no match for the brilliance of our scientists!

We must arrest and return their fugitive slaves with greedy pleasure.

The  Silicon Valley tech firms tend to be  every bit as cutthroat and greedy as any capitalist enterprise before it.

The mother played her accompaniments and at the same time watched her daughter with greedy admiration and nervous apprehension.

Whenever he visited the garden he told everybody that he should never come there again because Grandfather Mole was too greedy.

Though this may be accounted for by the fact that he was a greedy reader—of any and every thing which came his way.

Madame Malmaison knew it also, but the hard look on her greedy face did not soften.

With a mind greedy after all manner of information, he had not omitted to inquire closely into ecclesiastical matters.

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On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greedy, such as: eager, hungry, impatient, rapacious, selfish, and acquisitive.

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