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avarice
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David Copperfield
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  • How I had a grasping, avaricious wish to shut out everybody from her but myself, and to be all in all to her, at that unseasonable time of all times.
  • That Mr. W. has been for years deluded and plundered, in every conceivable manner, to the pecuniary aggrandisement of the avaricious, false, and grasping — HEEP.
  • A most remarkable circumstance is, that I really don’t think he grasped this sum even so much for the gratification of his avarice, which was inordinate, as in the hatred he felt for Copperfield.

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  • We can try both to minimize greed and avarice and to channel them into directions beneficial to society.
  • She was doomed to an empty life motivated by avarice.

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