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ˌæv əˈrɪʃ əsavari·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensileadjective

    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"


  1. avariciousadjective

    Actuated by avarice; greedy of gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Avariciousadjective

    Covetous; insatiably desirous.

    Etymology: avaricieux, Fr.

    I grant him bloody,
    Luxurious, avaricious, false, deceitful. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    This speech has been condemned, as avaricious; and Eustathius judges it to be spoken artfully. William Broome, on the Odyssey.


  1. avaricious

    Avaricious refers to having or showing an extreme greed for wealth or material gain. It denotes a person who is excessively acquisitive especially in seeking to hoard riches and possessions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avariciousadjective

    actuated by avarice; greedy of gain; immoderately desirous of accumulating property

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of avaricious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of avaricious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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