Avarice in a Sentence 🔊

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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