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- 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 = excessive desire for wealth
- Avarice, hard-dealing, griping cares?4 — The Last of the Three Spirits (56% in)
There are no more uses of "avarice" in A Christmas Carol.
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