- His love of material things makes him rather avaricious and petty.
- Early poverty left her with an avaricious streak and occasionally greed has cost her.
- Why should I have to stand up and behave like other greedy, acquisitive, avaricious people, arguing and shouting and snarling about something which is a well known truth and is not to be questioned?
- The princess had just about everything her little avaricious heart desired and was pampered and cherished (rightly so!) by her parents and other, assorted family members.
- Leylandii trees, those avaricious and monstrous evergreens, have grown another yard, since I last wrote about them, and controlling legislation is still awaited.
- Clearly an ambitious and avaricious individual, she began to specialise in offering services to women who did not want to keep their new-born babies.
- I am an avaricious devourer of tedious reports.
- The lake has unfortunately lost its pristine glory over the years due to the ceaseless encroachments of the avaricious residents.
- The Democrats' bill is better, covering all seniors, but it, too, fails to control the corporate price-gouging, soaking taxpayers to enrich the avaricious companies.
- It is time both parents and ambitious students thought of giving a snub to all those avaricious private medical and engineering colleges.
- So, there comes his avaricious second wife, wicked, scheming and all that you would call ‘evil.’
- By now the dignitaries - the movers & shakers & financiers - are leathery lizards with avaricious grins.
- Last night, while surfing the web for fun clothing in my size (a fruitless exercise most days), I ran across this site and my avaricious little heart began to pound.
- So too with the 10th Commandment's ban on covetousness: No American law forbids wrongful thoughts, but only avaricious actions.
- After all, those corporations are big campaign contributors to both parties, and members of both parties rallied to their avaricious cause.
- Being an avaricious sort, I keep a long, ever-expanding list of coveted items which I trot out at the appropriate holidays, anniversaries and birthdays.
- I believe that those who went on the rampage were essentially deceitful, avaricious, and prone to anger, hate, and violence.
- The first act deals with the beastly behaviour of bees and act two features avaricious beetles, greedy ducks and dopey crickets with a pronounced Cork accent.
- They also have to ensure that our resources are properly and fairly distributed and do not simply disappear into the pockets of an avaricious elite.
- Though avaricious capitalists are easy and popular targets for derision, this tale is decidedly more quirky and original than cliché.