A Word A Day : avarice
Friday, 4th July 2008 : Today's Word is ...
greed, excessive love of riches
The rich man's avarice was annoying to everyone who wanted to lay hands on some of his money.
Avarice is the opposite of generosity or philanthropy.
To be avaricious is to love wealth above all else and not to share it with other people.
All are taught an avarice of praise.
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