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  1. greednoun

    covetousness, greediness, rapacity, avarice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. greednoun

    excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

    rapacity, avarice, covetousness, avaritia

  2. avarice, greed, covetousness, rapacity, avaritianoun

    reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)

    cupidity, voracity, esurience, avariciousness, avarice, avaritia, edacity, covetousness, voraciousness, rapacity, rapaciousness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. greednoun

    eagerness, longing, GREEDINESS

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "greed":

    avidity, avarice, rapacity


  1. List of known nicknames for "Greed":

    Welton LeJeune, Tobias Wirz

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How to use greed in a sentence?

  1. RVM:

    Let your Creed be to do a Good Deed. When your Focus is on your Need instead of your Greed, you will succeed.

  2. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    The greed of the billionaire class has got to end and we are going to end it for them.

  3. Mangku Puseh Juga:

    This sacrifice is symbolic of the character of human beings - greed, laziness, stupidity and anger, the main goal is (to) balance the macro world of nature and the micro world within each human.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    If a person works only to fulfill his need rather than greed , then he does not need to create the second source of income.

  5. The Dhammapada:

    There is no fire like passion; there is no shark like hatred; there is no snare like folly; there is no torrent like greed.

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