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Dictionary entry overview: What does avaricious mean?
• AVARICIOUS (adjective)
The adjective AVARICIOUS has 1 sense:
1. immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
Familiarity information: AVARICIOUS used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
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
acquisitive (eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas)
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