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cupidity
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Moby Dick
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  • So intolerable indeed is it regarded by some, that no cupidity could persuade them to moor alongside of it.
  • "Now Jonah’s Captain, shipmates, was one whose discernment detects crime in any, but whose cupidity exposes it only in the penniless.

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  • She told of the cupidity that led to the company’s collapse.
  • And I could not imagine a human being so blinded by cupidity as to sell poison to such an atrocious creature.
    Conrad, Joseph  --  The Mirror of the Sea

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