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  1. greednoun

    rapacity, avarice, covetousness, greediness

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  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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  1. greednoun

    eagerness, longing, GREEDINESS

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  1. List of paraphrases for "greed":

    avidity, avarice, rapacity


  1. List of known nicknames for "Greed":

    Welton LeJeune, Tobias Wirz

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  1. Sarah Lenti:

    Wait, what happened to their higher calling? if Trump was damaging to the country in 2019, why wish that on the American people today? If the democracy was and is truly at stake … why play with fire? Their goading of Trump is reckless, disgustingly unpatriotic, and utterly desperate. And, like Trump, their greed and desire to be relevant supersedes what is best for America.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    To those on Wall Street who may be listening today, let me be very clear: Greed is not good, in fact, the greed of Wall Street and corporate America is destroying the very fabric of our nation. And here is a New Year's resolution that I will keep if elected president -- and that is if Wall Street does not end its greed, we will end it for them.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    There is in my view massive dissatisfaction in this country today with corporate establishment and the greed of corporate America.

  4. Audrey Eu:

    He was exercising his constitutional right of peaceful assembly,( but not) doing it out of personal gain or greed.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Traders and investors are paying the price of their greed to make easy money through stock market as Indian market is crashing every day for the last 6 months. All companies are getting richer with each fall

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