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(Latin: greed, greedy)
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greedy (adjective), greedier, greediest
1. Beyond the normal eagerness for acquiring or possessing something; particularly wishing to possess more than what one needs or deserves: There is plenty of food for everyone so you don't need to be greedy.
2. An insatiable desire for wealth which is personified as one of the "deadly sins": Marie was extremely greedy and it was her downfall that she strived to acquire great wealth even at the expense of her personal relationships.
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