Day-188 (Avarice)

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Word:
              Avarice

Status:
              Noun

Meaning:
              A strong desire to have or get money.

Sentences:
1) The corporate world is filled with avarice and a thirst for power.
2) He was driven by his avarice.

Origin:
              Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin avaritia, from avarus, from avēre which means 'to crave'.

First use:
               14th century

Synonyms:
                acquisitiveness, greed, avidity, avidly, greediness

Antonyms:
                generosity, kindness.

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