avaricious

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(ăv'ə-rĭsh'əs) pronunciation
adj.
Immoderately desirous of wealth or gain; greedy.

avariciously av'a·ri'cious·ly adv.
avariciousness av'a·ri'cious·ness n.

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adjective

    Having a strong urge to obtain or possess something, especially material wealth, in quantity: acquisitive, avid, covetous, grasping, greedy, hungry. Informal grabby. See desire, give/take/reciprocity.

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IN BRIEF: Characterized by greed.

pronunciation Mr. Pennypacker's avaricious appetite couldn't be contained.

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