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avarice
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
excessive desire for wealth
  • —Well may it be doubted; for, had I really loved, could I have sacrificed my feelings to vanity, to avarice?
    Chapter 44 (24% in)
  • In such a situation as that, where there seemed nothing to tempt the avarice or the vanity of any living creature, how could I suppose, when she so earnestly, so warmly insisted on sharing my fate, whatever it might be, that any thing but the most disinterested affection was her inducement?
    Chapter 49 (54% in)

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