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adjective as in avaricious

adjective as in mercenary

noun as in avariciousness

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Example Sentences

Arthur shall have his fair share, which is more, I believe, than he'd have done for me; but I hate squalid money-grubbing.

You've no notion of how sordid and money-grubbing and English the mass of our people are becoming.

But he was a money-grubbing old dog, was Boulger, and it cost me a cool hundred to bring him up to the scratch.

Garrick was accused of money-grubbing, and his weakness in that respect was the subject of more than one smart jest by Foote.

To give Rhodes his due, he was not the money-grubbing man one would think, judging by his companions.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to money-grubbing, such as: covetous, gluttonous, hoarding, pleonectic, predatory, and rapacious.

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