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    avaricious

    avaricious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word avaricious

    Definition
    (adj) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    Example Sentence
    • they are avaricious and will do anything for money
    • casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields
    • a grasping old miser
    • grasping commercialism
    • greedy for money and power
    • grew richer and greedier
    • prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for avaricious

comes from avarice=a+var(war)::in a war evry1 becomes greedy.

avaricious:- avaricious sounds like avar(this time) rici(rice) ous(us); This time we will get rice from field & become rich.

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