Synonyms for greed
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : greed|
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Top 10 synonyms for greed Other synonyms for the word greed
Définition of greedOrigin :
- c.1600, a back-formation from greedy.
- noun overwhelming desire for more
- Women were like she wolves for greed when they had a brood of whelps.
- Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
- Dishonesty has its source in the covetousness and greed of the human heart.
- Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
- There was nothing of the Warden's estimate in these eyes; nothing of cruelty nor deceit nor greed.
- Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
- Greed—mere greed—for I do not need this money which may destroy us all!
- Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard
- His greed at dinner, too, was closely in keeping with the greed of Monsieur Rigaud at breakfast.
- Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
- It is usually co-existent with the lawyer, the priest, the family and the greed for gold.
- Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
- For push and greed are among the commonest faults of an aristocracy.
- Extract from : « A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
- Yet no greed for gold, but the grace of heaven, ever the king had kept in view.
- Extract from : « Beowulf » by Anonymous
- Injustice and greed would be the real thing if we lived for ever.
- Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
- It was out of vanity and greed that she had married him, because of the position in the world that he could give her.
- Extract from : « The Snare » by Rafael Sabatini
Antonyms for greed
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