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avarice (usually no plural)
A strong desire for wealth as soon as possible. (1)
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avarice (s) (noun) (no plural form)
1. An insatiable greed for riches or a miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth: There are some people who are convinced that the corporate world consists of people who have a strong urge for avarice and power.
2. An excessive desire for gain; greediness after wealth; covetousness; cupidity: Paul's avarice apparently led him into unethical business deals.
3. Etymology: via French from Latin avaritia, "greedy"; from avere, "to desire".
A strong desire to gain wealth.
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(Latin: wealth, wealthy, rich; gain, profit, money; avarice)