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cupidity
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
extreme greed for material wealth
  • So intolerable indeed is it regarded by some, that no cupidity could persuade them to moor alongside of it.
    Chapters 91-93 -- The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud; Ambergris; The Castaway (5% in)
  • "Now Jonah's Captain, shipmates, was one whose discernment detects crime in any, but whose cupidity exposes it only in the penniless.
    Chapters 7-9 -- The Chapel; The Pulpit; The Sermon (59% in)

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