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The answer AVARICE has 212 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of avarice in various dictionaries:
noun - reprehensible acquisitiveness
noun - extreme greed for material wealth
Immoderate desire for wealth; cupidity.
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|It's a sin|
|Characteristic of Scrooge|
|Sin of the beady-eyed|
|A deadly sin|
|One of Spinoza's ''species of madness''|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Immoderate desire for wealth cupidity.|
|extreme greed for wealth or material gain.|
|Extreme greed for wealth or material gain.|
|reprehensible acquisitiveness insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)|
|extreme greed for material wealth|
|an extremely strong wish to get or keep money or possessions:|
|an extremely strong desire to obtain or keep wealth|
Greed, or avarice, is an inordinate or insatiable longing for unneeded excess, especially for excess wealth, status, power, or food.|
* As a secular psychological concept, greed is an inordinate desire to acquire or possess more than one needs. The degree of inordinance is related to the inability to control the reformulation of "wants" once desired "needs" are eliminated. Erich Fromm described greed as "a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction." It is typically used to criticize those who seek excessive material wealth, although it may apply to the need to feel more excessively moral, social, or otherwise better than someone else.
* The purpose for greed, and any actions associated with it, is possibly to deprive others of potential means (perhaps, of basic survival and comfort) or future opportunities accordingly, or to obstruct them therefrom, thus insidious and tyrannical or otherwise having a negative connota