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avaricious (adjective), more avaricious, most avaricious
1. Characterized by an extremely strong desire to obtain and to keep material wealth: The avaricious nature of the miser was revealed when someone saw him counting his large amount of money.
2. Descriptive of a greed for material gain or extreme desires for accumulating property: The personable young man seemed motivated by an avaricious desire to please people for the sake of the material rewards he would receive.
Eager to posses riches.
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Greedy for gain.
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Characteristic of being eager to possess and to keep a lot of money; greedy to gain many material things. (2)