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Synonym: greedlustSimilar words: a varietya variety ofprevaricationvarietyvariousvariablevariationriceMeaning: ['ævərɪs]  n. 1. reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) 2. extreme greed for material wealth. 
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1. Poverty wants many things, and covetousness [avarice] all. 
2. Avarice blinds our eyes.
3. Avarice increases with wealth.
4. Avarice harshened his features.
5. Avarice makes rich people want to become even richer.
6. Avarice is one of our more disgusting human failings.
7. Poverty wants much; but avarice, everything. Publilius Syrus 
8. I interpreted his secrecy as emotional avarice.
9. Not out of stubbornness or avarice or an egotistical desire to chase longevity records.
10. But it is also a saga of human avarice and the abuse of power.
11. Imperceptibly at first, the avarice for which their caste is famous began to shine through like copper beneath worn silver-plating.
12. Morality is often rendered impotent by human selfishness, avarice and wickedness. And few people take morality seriously, or are committed to what is morally right, when personal interests are at stake. Dr T.P.Chia 
13. Avarice is the bane to happiness.
14. Courage in excess becomes foolhardiness, affection weakness,[ ] thrift avarice.
15. His avarice outgrew even...his wealth.
16. Courage in excess become foolhardiness, affection weakness, thrift avarice.
17. Ambition often spends foolishly what avarice had wickedly collected.
18. Indicating personality traits, such as meticulousness, avarice, and obstinacy, originating in habits, attitudes, or values associated with infantile pleasure in retention of feces.
19. Avarice, embarrassment, boredom, depression, jealousy and love, for example, might epitomise the modern age.
20. When abstention from avarice is perfected, there comes an understanding of the law of rebirth.
21. The chief ingredient in the making of a criminal is avarice.
22. He paid a month's rent in advance, just enough to satisfy the landlord's avarice.
23. Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust,( and ambition look ahead. C.S. Lewis 
24. In Emor he had been rich beyond the dreams of avarice.
25. Consuming the fruits of the Earth unrestrained, we become consumed ourselves by avarice and greed.
26. As a result of the man's refreshing lack of avarice, a replica of the pub had to be built.
27. Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favor. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every adventure, but of obtaining those rewards which the accomplishment may deserve. She is not easily persuaded to believe that the force of merit can be resisted by obstinacy and avarice, or its luster darkened by envy and malignity. Samuel Johnson 
28. The five coverings which usually are the hurdles in practice, such as avarice, wrath, dullness, agitation and doubt, can't cumber him.
29. Its great, memorable works, she argues, came about Because of acquisitiveness, bordering on avarice.
30. Cynics say that MPs have made the speaker the fall guy for their own avarice.
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