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Definition of Avarice

A strong desire and greed for money/material things

Examples of Avarice in a sentence

Mr. Krab’s avarice for money caused him to work his employees to the bone for little pay.

The greedy banker’s avarice led him to funnel company funds into his personal account.

With avarice, you could have everything in the world and it all still would not be enough.

Motivated by avarice, the employee stole thousands of dollars from the company vault.

If you let avarice take over, you will be left with a life focused only on material things.

Africa is a country plagued by avarice as monies to end hunger go in the hands of rich kings.

I cannot believe that your intense avarice gets in the way of donating a measly $5!

During the theft trial, evidence was presented to show the greedy defendant’s avarice and gluttony.

Her only motivation for suing the wealthy businessman is pure avarice.

Lillian’s avarice led her to constantly work to buy things to appease her materialism.

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