Greed

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Definition

greed: avarice (for money); gluttony (for food); a very strong desire to have more (of anything)
noun

greedy: gluttonous; avaricious; wanting more than is needed
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: Greed is a terrible characteristic.
US: Don't be so greedy. I think you've had enough slices of toast for one day.

Examples

  • "Greedy men been killing all the life there ever was."

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