Definition of Avarice
powerful greed; intense desire to hoard wealth
Examples of Avarice in a sentence
Motivated by avarice, the employee stole thousands of dollars from the company vault.
If rich oil companies are not consumed by avarice, then why do we still pay high gas prices?
With avarice, you could have everything in the world and it all still would not be enough.
My cheap husband is full of avarice.
Her desire to hoard everything in the house, even the pickle jars, was driven by avarice.
Africa is a country plagued by avarice as monies to end hunger often go in the hands of rich kings.
I cannot believe that your intense avarice gets in the way of donating a measly $5!
Some would say that corporate avarice is at its peak during a recession.
Her only motivation for suing the wealthy businessman is pure avarice.
Pharmaceutical avarice is taking a toll on the world, leaving health insured Americans to pay a huge cost for prescription medicine.
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