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used in A Christmas Carol

2 uses
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excessive desire for wealth
  • His face had not the harsh and rigid lines of later years; but it had begun to wear the signs of care and avarice.
    2 — The First of the Three Spirits (74% in)
avarice = greed
  • Avarice, hard-dealing, griping cares?
    4 — The Last of the Three Spirits (56% in)
avarice = excessive desire for wealth
There are no more uses of "avarice" in A Christmas Carol.

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