avaricious
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌævəˈɹɪʃəs/
Adjective

avaricious

  1. Actuated by avarice; extremely greedy for wealth or material gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property.
    • In a word, he was called a hard, avaricious, rapacious man, whose chief business was to enrich himself...
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